Annacis Island Wastewater Treatment Plant Expansion

Ranking for 2020: 82

Industry Sector: Water

Specific Sector: Water Wastewater

Range: $550 million +

Project Value: $550,000,000

Government Funds Involved: Public

Funding Source: Public

Location: British Columbia

Estimated End Date of Substantial Completion: 2022

When this Stage 5 project by Metro Vancouver is complete, the Annacis Island facility will serve 1.5 million people in 14 Metro Vancouver municipalities. Today, it serves 1.25 million people. The previous expansion, Stage 4, was done in the late 1990s. The plant serves much of the Tri-Cities, Burnaby, Maple Ridge, Delta, Surrey, Pitt Meadows, Langley, and White Rock.

The $184 million contract for the outfall pipeline was awarded in September. The outfall pipe will be excavated using a tunnel boring machine.

Construction is scheduled for completion in 2022.

Project Owner: Metro Vancouver

Project/Construction Manager: Graham; Aecon(Joint Venture Stage 5 Expansion); Bessac/Pomeleau JV (outfall pipeline)

Engineer: Brown and Caldwell; Stantec; EIC Solutions; Klohn Crippen Berger (stage 5 Expansion); CDM Smith; Golder (outfall); Wood Group; Black & Veatch (Cogeneration Backup Power)

Contractor: North American Construction; Kenaidan Contracting Ltd (computer control system and laboratory building)

Legal: Norton Rose Fulbright (for Metro Vancouver)

Other Key Players: EXP; JJM Construction and Geopac Inc.; Golder; WSP; Hatch; Colliers Project Leaders; Jacobs; McElhanney; Aon