Contract awarded for new Lions Gate Secondary Wastewater Treatment PlantContract awarded for new Lions Gate Secondary Wastewater Treatment Plant<div class="ExternalClassD920F1DA9D7B4AE2AFD704406B4307BF"><p>​Shovels are slated to hit the ground shortly for the new <strong><em>North Shore Wastewater Treatment Plant</em></strong>.</p><p>Metro Vancouver has awarded a $525-million contract to Acciona to design and build the new plant, which will provide secondary sewage treatment services to 200,000 residents of three municipalities and two First Nations on the North Shore. Construction is expected to start this spring and be completed in December 2020.</p><p>Acciona has collectively been involved in more than 300 world-class wastewater treatment projects. The new plant will be located on a 3.5-hectare site on West 1st Street between Pemberton and Philip avenues in the District of North Vancouver. Its design will meet the latest seismic standards and account for sea-level rise, while also featuring a public plaza as well as education and community meeting spaces.</p><p>The project is being funded by up to $212.3 million from the federal government and up to $193 million from the Province. Metro Vancouver is committed to covering the remaining share of the $700 million project.</p><p>The existing Lions Gate wastewater treatment plant will be decommissioned beginning in 2021 and the lands turned over to the Squamish First Nation.</p></div>http://www.metrovancouver.org/metroupdate/PublishingImages/issue31-newlgwwtp.jpg2017-04-27T07:00:00ZGP0|#ad5ec508-afdc-4c33-bc6a-878b23de7ea8;L0|#0ad5ec508-afdc-4c33-bc6a-878b23de7ea8|Issue 31;GTSet|#d14ffe11-45dc-48fb-8684-ff109cf15a74<div class="ExternalClass556D692E858044B1B6F87BB19F5A77AF"><p>​Metro Vancouver has awarded a $525-million contract to Acciona to design and build the new North Shore Wastewater Treatment Plant, which will provide secondary sewage treatment services to 200,000 residents of three municipalities and two First Nations on the North Shore.  Construction is expected to start this spring and be completed in December 2020.</p></div>0