Northwest Langley Wastewater Treatment Plant expansion underwayNorthwest Langley Wastewater Treatment Plant expansion underway<div class="ExternalClassC735CF0FA15244898837FA737C7BA51D"><p>​The <a href="/services/liquid-waste/treatment/treatment-plants/northwest-langley/Pages/default.aspx?utm_source=newsletter36&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=chair_update" target="_blank">Northwest Langley Wastewater Treatment Plant</a> next to the Golden Ears Bridge and Fraser River is undergoing a $64 million expansion. This plant treats wastewater from the Walnut Grove area in Langley, which has a current population of about 31,000 residents.</p><p>The expansion work started in 2014 and should be finished by 2016. It will: </p><ul><li>increase the capacity of the plant to serve a growing population, </li><li>improve the quality of the water that is discharged into the Fraser River, benefiting downstream ecosystems,</li><li>take into account climate change, and  </li><li>incorporate new technologies in wastewater treatment.  </li></ul><p>This plant will continue to protect the environment and public health, and meet the requirements of the <a href="http://www.ccme.ca/en/resources/water/municipal_wastewater_effluent.html" target="_blank">Wastewater Systems Effluent Regulation</a>, and Metro Vancouver's <a href="/services/liquid-waste/LiquidWastePublications/IntegratedLiquidWasteResourceManagementPlan.pdf" target="_blank">Integrated Liquid Waste and Resource Management Plan</a>. </p></div>http://www.metrovancouver.org/metroupdate/PublishingImages/issue12-nwlwwtp.jpg2015-08-26T07:00:00ZGP0|#0774283d-71f2-4a07-ae02-062bba6e3fd0;L0|#00774283d-71f2-4a07-ae02-062bba6e3fd0|Issue 12;GTSet|#d14ffe11-45dc-48fb-8684-ff109cf15a74<div class="ExternalClass1F514470F8C947B0B045A213CA01D14C"><p>​The <a href="/services/liquid-waste/treatment/treatment-plants/northwest-langley/Pages/default.aspx?utm_source=newsletter36&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=chair_update" target="_blank">Northwest Langley Wastewater Treatment Plant</a> next to the Golden Ears Bridge and Fraser River is undergoing a $64 million expansion. This plant treats wastewater from the Walnut Grove area in Langley, which has a current population of about 31,000 residents.</p><p><em>(Photo: Construction in progress for the three new secondary clarifiers and the activated sludge tanks at the Northwest Langley Wastewater Treatment Plant.) </em></p></div>0