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# of Projects: 1
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Background informationProject Created: March 7, 2011

Project Name: Pine Creek Wastewater Treatment Center
Year in Operation: 2008
Sector: Water & Waste
Subsector: Wastewater
Status: In Operation
Type: New Facility
Description: 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: Yes

Project Locations

Address: 3131 210 Ave SE
City: Calgary
State: Alberta
Country: Canada

Souces of Project Support (Non-monetary)

Checkbox Checked Land: Land was acquired to support this project at a cost to the City of roughly $4.1 Million USD
Checkbox Checked Environmental Clearance: 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)

Checkbox Checked

From Public (Government) Sources to Producers: The public sponsors for the project were the City of Calgary and the Alberta Provincial Government

Arrow Right
Checkbox Checked

Direct Cash Support: The city of Calgary financed a portion of the project through user rates and fees it had previously collected

Arrow Right
Checkbox Checked

Credit Enhancements: The remaining capital for the project was provided through loans taken from the provincial government

Project Delivery & Finance Method

Project Delivery:
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.

Procurement Approach

Project Component
Based Selection
Request for
Request for
for Bids

Term for Key Components & Forms of Contract

Project Component
Initial Design and Construction

Project Value (If and As Known)

Date of Estimated Project Value: March 7, 2011
Project Value
Hard Cost
Hard & Soft Costs
$25-100 Million US
$250 Million - 1 Billion US
$200-500 Million US


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