Upgrades for Langley wastewater treatment plantUpgrades for Langley wastewater treatment plant<div class="ExternalClass8823DDD65764469B99AAE5B5E1D15D1B"><p>Plans are in the works to expand the Northwest Langley Wastewater Treatment Plant to serve 230,000 people – up from 30,000 now -- including residents and businesses in Langley as well as Maple Ridge and Pitt Meadows across the Fraser River. The improvements will ensure the wastewater is treated to provincial and federal regulations and provide better odour control.</p><p>Several projects will support the upgrade, which will include the treatment of wastewater from Maple Ridge and Pitt Meadows, which currently flows to Annacis Island. To divert the flows to the Northwest Langley Wastewater Treatment Plant, a new pump station is required north of the Fraser River, along with two pipes under the river connecting the pump station in Maple Ridge to the Langley plant. A new storage tank, sited with the pump station, will help to reduce overflows in the area.</p><p>The projects include: </p><p><strong>Golden Ears Pump Station and Storage Tank:</strong> a new pump station and sanitary sewer overflow storage tank on Metro Vancouver-owned property in Maple Ridge. It is slated to be built between 2019 and 2021.</p><p><strong>Fraser River Crossing:</strong> two new pipes under the Fraser River to carry wastewater from the new pump station in Maple Ridge to the treatment plant in the Township of Langley. It scheduled for construction between 2019 and 2022.</p><p><strong>Northwest Langley Wastewater Treatment Plant Expansion:</strong> Expansion of the existing wastewater treatment plant in the Township of Langley. Construction is expected to start in 2018 and wrap up in 2026.</p><p><strong>Outfall Pipe:</strong> a new outfall pipe to carry treated water from the plant to the Fraser River, slated to be built in 2025-2026.</p><p>Metro Vancouver has already started working with the community to receive feedback on the projects. Staff have met with local environmental organizations, municipal governments and First Nations and will be holding two Open Houses in the fall.</p></div>http://www.metrovancouver.org/metroupdate/PublishingImages/issue37-LangleyWWTP.jpg2017-11-30T08:00:00ZGP0|#5c5e82e4-401f-43a6-8f66-b0acc99b3d56;L0|#05c5e82e4-401f-43a6-8f66-b0acc99b3d56|Issue 37;GTSet|#d14ffe11-45dc-48fb-8684-ff109cf15a74<div class="ExternalClass02D3104D8E9A4F9C9333846DE418E974"><p>Plans are in the works to expand the Northwest Langley Wastewater Treatment Plant to serve 230,000 people – up from 30,000 now -- including residents and businesses in Langley as well as Maple Ridge and Pitt Meadows across the Fraser River. </p></div>0