• Federal Government Confirms CRD Risk Designation for Wastewater Treatment by 2020

    Apr 18, 2016
    Information Bulletin: The Federal Government confirmed the CRD’s risk designation status in a letter to the Chair of the Core Area Liquid Waste Management Committee (CALWMC).
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  • CALWMC Selects Two-Plant Treatment Option; Will Work with Province in Planning Phase

    Mar 09, 2016
    Media Release: The Core Area Liquid Waste Management Committee (CALWMC) selected a two-plant treatment option as a base case to form a conditional amendment to the 2010 Liquid Waste Management Plan (LWMP).
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  • Core Area Wastewater Consultation Launches with Online Survey and Consultation Opportunities

    Jan 26, 2016
    Media Release: The Chairs of the Eastside and Westside Wastewater Treatment and Resource Recovery Select Committees (Eastside and Westside Select Committees) officially launched an online survey today as part of the public consultation on potential wastewater treatment options.
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  • CALWMC Seeking Public Input on Approaches to Wastewater Treatment

    Jan 14, 2016
    Media Release: The Core Area Liquid Waste Management Committee (CALWMC) voted to begin consultation on a number of approaches to wastewater treatment in the Core Area.
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  • Cost Estimates, Environmental Benefits and Sites for Five Core Area Wastewater Treatment Options Released Today

    Dec 04, 2015
    Information Bulletin: Today, the CRD released a report with new information relating to the Core Area wastewater treatment project.
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  • CALWMC takes important steps forward: 4 option sets approved for additional costing analysis

    Nov 05, 2015
    Media Release: The Core Area Liquid Waste Management Committee (CALWMC) took important steps forward this week by approving four option sets for costing and financial analysis.
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  • Westside Solutions Announces Poll Results and Next Steps in Public Engagement

    Nov 03, 2015
    Media Release: Westside Solutions (Westside Wastewater Treatment and Resource Recovery Select Committee), announced the results of the random sample poll conducted with Westside residents, and a plan for phase 2 of public consultation.
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  • CALWMC Takes Key Steps Forward with Wastewater Treatment Planning Process

    Aug 14, 2015
    Media Release: The Core Area Liquid Waste Management Committee (CALWMC) made three important decisions this week that will provide guidance on its work going forward on costing options in the coming months. The CALWMC has secured technical support to conduct detailed analysis and engineering work, selected six individuals to the Technical Oversite Panel, and chosen a Fairness and Transparency Advisor.
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  • Public Input Sought on Wastewater Treatment Options

    Jun 25, 2015
    Media Release: The Eastside and Westside Wastewater Treatment and Resource Recovery Select Committees (Eastside and Westside Select Committees) are encouraging the public to weigh in on potential wastewater treatment options. Option sets for both the Eastside and Westside Select Committees were presented to the public at an open house last night (June 24) where an estimated 400 people were in attendance.
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  • Privately Owned Sites for Sewage Treatment Welcome until June 24

    Jun 05, 2015
    Media Release: In mid-May the Eastside Select Committee released technically feasible sites for wastewater treatment. As part of this process, the municipal councils of Saanich and Victoria identified technically feasible sites on private property.
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  • Have your Say at Wastewater Workshops This Weekend – All Welcome

    May 28, 2015
    Information Bulletin: The Eastside Wastewater Treatment and Resource Recovery Select Committee (Eastside Select Committee) is hosting two full day workshops to gather detailed input from the public on site selection and desired outcomes for wastewater treatment for Victoria, Saanich and Oak Bay.
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  • Details for Potential Eastside Wastewater Treatment Sites Released

    May 22, 2015
    Media Release: More information is now available to help the public offer informed input on the technically feasible wastewater treatment sites in Saanich, Oak Bay and Victoria.
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  • Eastside Select Committee Presents List of Potential Wastewater Treatment Sites

    May 12, 2015
    Media Release: Today, the Eastside Select Committee, which includes the City of Victoria, the District of Oak Bay and the District of Saanich, presented a long list of potential wastewater treatment sites that are “technically feasible”. Each municipality has brought forward potential sites as part of a comprehensive public engagement process that will end with selection of a site or sites early this summer where a wastewater treatment plant or plants will be built.
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  • Eastside Community Dialogues on Wastewater Treatment

    May 06, 2015
    Information Bulletin: The Eastside Wastewater Treatment and Resource Recovery Select Committee hosted its first meeting on Wednesday, April 29 with the Eastside Public Briefing and Dialogue. Approximately 150 people attended this meeting and shared their vision and criteria for a successful wastewater treatment plan.
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  • Launch of New Public Dialogue on Wastewater Treatment for the Eastside

    Apr 22, 2015
    Media Release: Confidence-building, pragmatic and inclusive. These are three of the principles driving a new public consultation process convened by the Eastside Wastewater Treatment and Resource Recovery Select Committee (Eastside Select Committee) made up of elected officials from Oak Bay, Saanich and Victoria. The process will kick off next week with a briefing and dialogue at the Royal BC Museum.
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