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Background informationProject Created: March 7, 2011
Pine Creek Wastewater Treatment Center
Year in Operation:
Water & Waste
This project was initiated as a result of the recommendations from The City’s Wastewater Master Plan Update, which was completed in 2000. At this time the Fish Creek Wastewater Treatment Plant that services south Calgary was nearing capacity, but communities continued to expand to the south. The Pine Creek Wastewater Treatment Centre was therefore required to allow continued development in the southern portion of the City.
Delivery Method as described in the country where it's located:
Design Bid Build
Is the project still active:
3131 210 Ave SE
Souces of Project Support (Non-monetary)
: Land was acquired to support this project at a cost to the City of roughly $4.1 Million USD
: Federal Clearances: 1) Fisheries and Oceans Canada – Fisheries Act – related to outfall/diffuser construction, 2) Transport Canada – Navigable Waters Act – related to outfall/diffuser construction, 3) Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency – Canadian Environmental Assessment Act, and 4) Environment Canada - Canadian Environmental Protection Act.
Provincial Clearances: 1) Alberta Environment – Water Act – related to outfall/diffuser construction and storm water management, 2) Alberta Environment - Environmental Protection & Enhancement Act, 3) Alberta Sustainable Resource Development - Public Lands Act – related to outfall/diffuser construction and , 4) Alberta Culture & Community Spirit - Historical Resources Act – clearance of site required before construction. Consultations also undertaken when bison bone beds were discovered during construction.
Municipal Clearances: 1) Approved EcoPlan and Erosion Sediment Control Plans are required from the contractor prior to beginning construction, and 2) Biophysical Impact Assessment
Souces of Project Support (Monetary)
From Public (Government) Sources to Producers: The public sponsors for the project were the City of Calgary and the Alberta Provincial Government
Direct Cash Support: The city of Calgary financed a portion of the project through user rates and fees it had previously collected
Credit Enhancements: The remaining capital for the project was provided through loans taken from the provincial government
Project Delivery & Finance Method
All Public Finance. Public Sponsor contracts for initial design, and separately contracts for initial construction. Public Owner operates and maintains the resulting facility.
Construction Manager At Risk Variants: Public Sponsor contracts with Construction Contractor after Design is Complete.
Term for Key Components & Forms of Contract
Initial Design and Construction
Project Value (If and As Known)
Date of Estimated Project Value: March 7, 2011
$250 Million - 1 Billion US
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