Mural by Katzie First Nation Artist Adorns New Metro Vancouver Storage Tankhttp://www.metrovancouver.org/media-room/media-releases/liquid-waste/777/Mural by Katzie First Nation Artist Adorns New Metro Vancouver Storage Tank777Mural by Katzie First Nation Artist Adorns New Metro Vancouver Storage TankGP0|#c66b9e70-597c-49de-9124-87f86a653106;L0|#0c66b9e70-597c-49de-9124-87f86a653106|Liquid Waste;GTSet|#64da97b8-3db1-484c-a198-6cf0e7460889<div class="ExternalClassB55446D8C27B4938B27520F55C6ACCE8"><p>​Metro Vancouver has installed two large murals by Katzie First Nation artist Rain Pierre on a new storage tank near Golden Ears Way and 113B Avenue, visible for the enjoyment of pedestrians, cyclists, and motorists traveling over the Golden Ears Bridge.<br></p></div>2022-11-16T08:00:00Zstring;#2022
Wash Your Clothes in Cold Water to Reduce Microfibre Ocean Pollutionhttp://www.metrovancouver.org/media-room/media-releases/liquid-waste/753/Wash Your Clothes in Cold Water to Reduce Microfibre Ocean Pollution753Wash Your Clothes in Cold Water to Reduce Microfibre Ocean PollutionGP0|#c66b9e70-597c-49de-9124-87f86a653106;L0|#0c66b9e70-597c-49de-9124-87f86a653106|Liquid Waste;GTSet|#64da97b8-3db1-484c-a198-6cf0e7460889<div class="ExternalClassC118A5EA070F4529BD2091A60F5F348A"><p>​Cold is cool when it comes to laundry, and our oceans will thank you for doing your part to reduce microplastics pollution. Every time you wash synthetic fabrics in the laundry, tiny plastic microfibres break off into the water, contributing to the hundreds of tonnes of microplastics released into rivers and oceans every year.<br><br></p></div>2022-09-15T07:00:00Zstring;#2022
Metro Vancouver Receives Federal, Provincial Funding For Lulu Island Sewage Heat Recovery Projecthttp://www.metrovancouver.org/media-room/media-releases/liquid-waste/735/Metro Vancouver Receives Federal, Provincial Funding For Lulu Island Sewage Heat Recovery Project735Metro Vancouver Receives Federal, Provincial Funding For Lulu Island Sewage Heat Recovery ProjectGP0|#c66b9e70-597c-49de-9124-87f86a653106;L0|#0c66b9e70-597c-49de-9124-87f86a653106|Liquid Waste;GTSet|#64da97b8-3db1-484c-a198-6cf0e7460889<div class="ExternalClass521E49AE5D0E4DC89D85E5A76160DB2A">A new project at Metro Vancouver’s Lulu Island Wastewater Treatment Plant will recover heat from treated sewage for use in plant operations, while increasing renewable natural gas production and helping to support regional climate action goals. <br> </div>2022-07-28T07:00:00Zstring;#2022
Construction of Iona Island Wastewater Treatment Plant Biosolids Dewatering Facility Completehttp://www.metrovancouver.org/media-room/media-releases/liquid-waste/733/Construction of Iona Island Wastewater Treatment Plant Biosolids Dewatering Facility Complete733Construction of Iona Island Wastewater Treatment Plant Biosolids Dewatering Facility CompleteGP0|#c66b9e70-597c-49de-9124-87f86a653106;L0|#0c66b9e70-597c-49de-9124-87f86a653106|Liquid Waste;GTSet|#64da97b8-3db1-484c-a198-6cf0e7460889<div class="ExternalClassAA1B4195AE1743AABDF838259ECEF34B"><p style="text-align:justify;">​<span>A</span><span> new biosolids dewatering facility at Iona Island Wastewater Treatment Plant in Richmond will help Metro Vancouver to more efficiently use wastewater as a resource, and it is an important first step as the regional district embarks on critical upgrades to the treatment plant.</span><br></p></div>2022-07-27T07:00:00Zstring;#2022
Metro Vancouver Finalizes Contract for Completion of North Shore Wastewater Treatment Plant Projecthttp://www.metrovancouver.org/media-room/media-releases/liquid-waste/722/Metro Vancouver Finalizes Contract for Completion of North Shore Wastewater Treatment Plant Project722Metro Vancouver Finalizes Contract for Completion of North Shore Wastewater Treatment Plant ProjectGP0|#c66b9e70-597c-49de-9124-87f86a653106;L0|#0c66b9e70-597c-49de-9124-87f86a653106|Liquid Waste;GTSet|#64da97b8-3db1-484c-a198-6cf0e7460889<div class="ExternalClass1C6BCDEC18F9471D85704AA2FCEC8A96"><p>​<span style="color:#323232;line-height:107%;font-family:"calibri",sans-serif;font-size:10.5pt;">Metro Vancouver and PCL Constructors Westcoast Inc have signed a contract to take the next steps to complete the North Shore Wastewater Treatment Plant. </span></p></div>2022-04-20T07:00:00Zstring;#2022
Metro Vancouver Reminds Residents to Keep ’Unflushables’ Out of the Toilethttp://www.metrovancouver.org/media-room/media-releases/liquid-waste/721/Metro Vancouver Reminds Residents to Keep ’Unflushables’ Out of the Toilet721Metro Vancouver Reminds Residents to Keep ’Unflushables’ Out of the ToiletGP0|#c66b9e70-597c-49de-9124-87f86a653106;L0|#0c66b9e70-597c-49de-9124-87f86a653106|Liquid Waste;GTSet|#64da97b8-3db1-484c-a198-6cf0e7460889<div class="ExternalClass734A7212037D4433930DF47EE0C85712"><p style="text-align:justify;">It's simple: the only items you should flush down the toilet are pee, poo, and toilet paper.</p></div>2022-04-13T07:00:00Zstring;#2022
New Westminster, Metro Vancouver Collaborate on Sapperton District Energy Systemhttp://www.metrovancouver.org/media-room/media-releases/liquid-waste/716/New Westminster, Metro Vancouver Collaborate on Sapperton District Energy System716New Westminster, Metro Vancouver Collaborate on Sapperton District Energy SystemGP0|#c66b9e70-597c-49de-9124-87f86a653106;L0|#0c66b9e70-597c-49de-9124-87f86a653106|Liquid Waste;GTSet|#64da97b8-3db1-484c-a198-6cf0e7460889<div class="ExternalClassB6D136DAB12F4200939FDFF3FCEFC156"><p>Plans for the Sapperton District Energy System are heating up thanks to a new green collaboration between the City of New Westminster and Metro Vancouver Regional District.  </p></div>2022-03-17T07:00:00Zstring;#2022
Metro Vancouver Initiates Termination Process for Contract with Acciona on North Shore Wastewater Treatment Planthttp://www.metrovancouver.org/media-room/media-releases/liquid-waste/699/Metro Vancouver Initiates Termination Process for Contract with Acciona on North Shore Wastewater Treatment Plant699Metro Vancouver Initiates Termination Process for Contract with Acciona on North Shore Wastewater Treatment PlantGP0|#c66b9e70-597c-49de-9124-87f86a653106;L0|#0c66b9e70-597c-49de-9124-87f86a653106|Liquid Waste;GTSet|#64da97b8-3db1-484c-a198-6cf0e7460889<div class="ExternalClass25C818864BE445A282233DFD8DAAD811"><p>Today, Metro Vancouver provided a letter to Acciona Wastewater Solutions LP with notice of default and Metro Vancouver's intent to terminate the contract for them to build the future North Shore Wastewater Treatment Plant.<br></p></div>2021-10-15T07:00:00Zstring;#2021
Reduce Ocean Pollution by Preventing Laundry Microfibreshttp://www.metrovancouver.org/media-room/media-releases/liquid-waste/690/Reduce Ocean Pollution by Preventing Laundry Microfibres690Reduce Ocean Pollution by Preventing Laundry MicrofibresGP0|#c66b9e70-597c-49de-9124-87f86a653106;L0|#0c66b9e70-597c-49de-9124-87f86a653106|Liquid Waste;GTSet|#64da97b8-3db1-484c-a198-6cf0e7460889<div class="ExternalClassEFF240F100064934A21E179020FE0AE4"><p>​Your clean clothes have a dirty secret — every time you do the laundry, the fabrics shed tiny fibres into the water, contributing to the hundreds of tonnes of microfibres released into our rivers and oceans every year.<br></p><p><br></p></div>2021-09-13T07:00:00Zstring;#2021
Metro Vancouver and FortisBC Announce Formal Collaboration on Climate Actionhttp://www.metrovancouver.org/media-room/media-releases/liquid-waste/651/Metro Vancouver and FortisBC Announce Formal Collaboration on Climate Action651Metro Vancouver and FortisBC Announce Formal Collaboration on Climate ActionGP0|#c66b9e70-597c-49de-9124-87f86a653106;L0|#0c66b9e70-597c-49de-9124-87f86a653106|Liquid Waste;GTSet|#64da97b8-3db1-484c-a198-6cf0e7460889<div class="ExternalClassDDDB046A13034F5C9430E1A874AB813A"><p>Today, Metro Vancouver and FortisBC Energy Inc. announced they've agreed to work together to achieve regional climate-action goals, and showcase a new facility that will recover more energy from liquid wastewater treatment. <br></p></div>2021-03-15T07:00:00Zstring;#2021
New Tool Tracks Presence of COVID-19 in Metro Vancouver’s Wastewaterhttp://www.metrovancouver.org/media-room/media-releases/liquid-waste/650/New Tool Tracks Presence of COVID-19 in Metro Vancouver’s Wastewater650New Tool Tracks Presence of COVID-19 in Metro Vancouver’s WastewaterGP0|#c66b9e70-597c-49de-9124-87f86a653106;L0|#0c66b9e70-597c-49de-9124-87f86a653106|Liquid Waste;GTSet|#64da97b8-3db1-484c-a198-6cf0e7460889<div class="ExternalClass630E2097AB354048ADEE81243A58D09E"><p>​Metro Vancouver has launched an <a href="http://subscription.metrovancouver.org/sites/Media/default.aspx?jg=592e2863-c7c4-4efb-afd6-301c1da3e22f&eg=25013dd3-f2a5-4125-83a3-6e67a7ebf6e6&lg=bbc6adbe-f841-4fe2-8db2-0d5228a5d4ac&ltp=c"><span style="text-decoration:underline;">online tool</span></a> that allows residents to track the viral load of COVID-19 detected in untreated wastewater at each of the region's five wastewater treatment plants.</p></div>2021-03-01T08:00:00Zstring;#2021
Wipe It, Green Bin It: Dairy products and salad dressings can clog sewers toohttp://www.metrovancouver.org/media-room/media-releases/liquid-waste/587/Wipe It, Green Bin It: Dairy products and salad dressings can clog sewers too587Wipe It, Green Bin It: Dairy products and salad dressings can clog sewers tooGP0|#c66b9e70-597c-49de-9124-87f86a653106;L0|#0c66b9e70-597c-49de-9124-87f86a653106|Liquid Waste;GTSet|#64da97b8-3db1-484c-a198-6cf0e7460889<div class="ExternalClass5611633CE748442C81B38B9A457B3BC5"><p>Most Metro Vancouver residents know cooking grease shouldn’t be poured down the drain, but many are unaware that dairy products, salad dressings and margarine can also wreak havoc on the sewer system.</p></div>2019-09-30T07:00:00Zstring;#2019
Don't Be Fooled - Wipes Aren't Flushablehttp://www.metrovancouver.org/media-room/media-releases/liquid-waste/575/Don't Be Fooled - Wipes Aren't Flushable575Don't Be Fooled - Wipes Aren't FlushableGP0|#c66b9e70-597c-49de-9124-87f86a653106;L0|#0c66b9e70-597c-49de-9124-87f86a653106|Liquid Waste;GTSet|#64da97b8-3db1-484c-a198-6cf0e7460889<div class="ExternalClassB42AC9B6184E498CAA784F8DC85E9FE9"><p>Metro Vancouver today launched its third annual Unflushables campaign, which reminds residents not to flush wipes and other items like hair, floss and tampons down their toilets, because they can clog the sewer system and damage pumping equipment. </p></div>2019-04-01T07:00:00Zstring;#2019
Construction Underway at NSWWTP http://www.metrovancouver.org/media-room/media-releases/liquid-waste/562/Construction Underway at NSWWTP562Construction Underway at NSWWTP GP0|#c66b9e70-597c-49de-9124-87f86a653106;L0|#0c66b9e70-597c-49de-9124-87f86a653106|Liquid Waste;GTSet|#64da97b8-3db1-484c-a198-6cf0e7460889<div class="ExternalClass4C1AD56816CA4839B418C3B9D1E9A8DB"><p>Metro Vancouver’s North Shore Wastewater Treatment Plant is one step closer to reality, with site preparation completed and construction about to commence on the $700-million project.</p></div>2018-08-31T07:00:00Zstring;#2018
Household Laundry A Suspected Source of Microplastic Particles In The Region's Wastewaterhttp://www.metrovancouver.org/media-room/media-releases/liquid-waste/535/Household Laundry A Suspected Source of Microplastic Particles In The Region's Wastewater535Household Laundry A Suspected Source of Microplastic Particles In The Region's WastewaterGP0|#c66b9e70-597c-49de-9124-87f86a653106;L0|#0c66b9e70-597c-49de-9124-87f86a653106|Liquid Waste;GTSet|#64da97b8-3db1-484c-a198-6cf0e7460889<div class="ExternalClassD6512CE570364594B7837D34A54EB5F6"><p>​A study jointly conducted by Ocean Wise and Metro Vancouver, and published in the scientific journal Marine Pollution Bulletin, indicates Canadian households may have a laundry problem. <br></p></div>2018-07-05T07:00:00Zstring;#2018
Lonsdale Energy Corporation to Sell Recovered Heat from the New North Shore Wastewater Treatment Planthttp://www.metrovancouver.org/media-room/media-releases/liquid-waste/515/Lonsdale Energy Corporation to Sell Recovered Heat from the New North Shore Wastewater Treatment Plant515Lonsdale Energy Corporation to Sell Recovered Heat from the New North Shore Wastewater Treatment PlantGP0|#c66b9e70-597c-49de-9124-87f86a653106;L0|#0c66b9e70-597c-49de-9124-87f86a653106|Liquid Waste;GTSet|#64da97b8-3db1-484c-a198-6cf0e7460889<div class="ExternalClass9AEEB622E88B4A1985869F540FF28A8C">Lonsdale Energy Corporation (LEC) and Metro Vancouver’s Greater Vancouver Sewerage and Drainage District (GVS&DD) have finalized an agreement for the sale of effluent heat recovered from the new North Shore Wastewater Treatment Plant, currently under construction at Pemberton Avenue and West 1st Street.</div>2017-10-16T07:00:00Zstring;#2017
'Wipe It, Green Bin It' Metro Vancouver Launches Regional Grease Campaignhttp://www.metrovancouver.org/media-room/media-releases/liquid-waste/513/'Wipe It, Green Bin It' Metro Vancouver Launches Regional Grease Campaign513'Wipe It, Green Bin It' Metro Vancouver Launches Regional Grease CampaignGP0|#c66b9e70-597c-49de-9124-87f86a653106;L0|#0c66b9e70-597c-49de-9124-87f86a653106|Liquid Waste;GTSet|#64da97b8-3db1-484c-a198-6cf0e7460889<div class="ExternalClassBBEC408230924054834EAFAD8104C2CD"><p>Grease – it’s the bane of every sewer system and it’s costing Metro Vancouver millions of dollars each year to tackle the problems caused by this slippery kitchen mainstay.</p></div>2017-10-06T07:00:00Zstring;#2017
The Unflushables Campaign Launches Across Metro Vancouverhttp://www.metrovancouver.org/media-room/media-releases/liquid-waste/473/The Unflushables Campaign Launches Across Metro Vancouver473The Unflushables Campaign Launches Across Metro VancouverGP0|#c66b9e70-597c-49de-9124-87f86a653106;L0|#0c66b9e70-597c-49de-9124-87f86a653106|Liquid Waste;GTSet|#64da97b8-3db1-484c-a198-6cf0e7460889<div class="ExternalClass7BA7FCADA1E54FCB8E163698C4F8E808"><p>Metro Vancouver is rolling out a new campaign in hopes of educating residents to stop dumping items down the drain that clog the municipal and regional sewer system.</p></div>2017-04-20T07:00:00Zstring;#2017
Metro Vancouver Announces Award of Contract for the New Lions Gate Secondary Wastewater Treatment Planthttp://www.metrovancouver.org/media-room/media-releases/liquid-waste/466/Metro Vancouver Announces Award of Contract for the New Lions Gate Secondary Wastewater Treatment Plant466Metro Vancouver Announces Award of Contract for the New Lions Gate Secondary Wastewater Treatment PlantGP0|#c66b9e70-597c-49de-9124-87f86a653106;L0|#0c66b9e70-597c-49de-9124-87f86a653106|Liquid Waste;GTSet|#64da97b8-3db1-484c-a198-6cf0e7460889<div class="ExternalClassC1CCB41E115B4997A7910D975CED77D2"><p>Metro Vancouver has awarded the contract for the new Lions Gate Secondary Wastewater Treatment Plant to ADAPT Consortium at a cost of $525 million, exclusive of taxes.</p></div>2017-04-06T07:00:00Zstring;#2017
New Lions Gate Secondary Wastewater Treatment Plant to support cleaner waterways in Metro Vancouverhttp://www.metrovancouver.org/media-room/media-releases/liquid-waste/463/New Lions Gate Secondary Wastewater Treatment Plant to support cleaner waterways in Metro Vancouver463New Lions Gate Secondary Wastewater Treatment Plant to support cleaner waterways in Metro VancouverGP0|#c66b9e70-597c-49de-9124-87f86a653106;L0|#0c66b9e70-597c-49de-9124-87f86a653106|Liquid Waste;GTSet|#64da97b8-3db1-484c-a198-6cf0e7460889<div class="ExternalClass8A256CC35F5449409CDFD653ECA43451"><p>​Burnaby, British Columbia, March 11, 2017 — The governments of Canada and British Columbia are committed to investing in modern and efficient wastewater infrastructure to meet the growing needs of communities, create well-paying middle class jobs, and protect our waterways and fresh and saltwater ecosystems.</p></div>2017-03-11T08:00:00Zstring;#2017