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


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