CRD: Request for Qualifications for Pipeline Contractors for the Residual Solids Conveyance Line

The Capital Regional District (CRD) is issuing a Request for Qualifications (RFQ) on BC Bid for pipeline contractors for the Residual Solids Conveyance Line on February 19, 2018.


The project will include:

  • a Residual Solids Forcemain (RSF)
  • four new pump stations
  • a Centrate Return Line (CRL).

The RSF will convey processed wastewater from the McLoughlin Wastewater Treatment Plan (WWTP) in Esquimalt to the Residual Treatment Facility (RTF) at the Hartland Landfill. The alignment runs through the Township of Esquimalt, City of Victoria and District of Saanich. 


The scope of the Project includes construction of approximately 18.2 km of 250 mm diameter RSF forcemain, and four in-line booster pump stations along the route.

The Project also includes construction of approximately 11.9 km of parallel 300 mm diameter CRL pipeline to convey liquid removed from the residual solids during the treatment process at the RTF,
sanitary sewage, process water and leachate from the landfill to the existing Marigold Pump Station near the intersection of Marigold Road and Hyacinth Avenue in Saanich.

Scheduled start: July 2018
Scheduled completion: February 2020


March 16, 2018

Herold Engineering: A free lunch for your feedback

We send out an annual member survey to get feedback about our operations and programs so we can shape our member services for the years to follow. All respondents were entered in a draw and Liza Huang from Herold Engineering Nanaimo won her team lunch on VICA!
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February 01, 2018

Government seeking recommendations on federal prompt payment legislation

The Government of Canada is committed to growing the economy, strengthening the middle class and helping those working hard to join it. As part of this commitment, action is underway on multiple fronts to ensure that construction contractors and subcontractors who do business with the federal government are paid promptly.
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January 10, 2018

Historically high housing starts for Metro Victoria

The Canadian Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CHMC) recently released a report and press release identifying an increase in housing starts across the nation. Metro Victoria finished 2017 with historically high housing starts.
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December 21, 2017

Happy Holidays from VICA!

It's been an amazing year for the industry AND for the association: we introduced some new courses and events and, most importantly, we said thank you and farewell to our past CEO Greg Baynton and, "Hello! Let's do this!" to Rory Kulmala, our current CEO.
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