Tsawwassen First Nation youth visit wastewater plantTsawwassen First Nation youth visit wastewater plant<div class="ExternalClass986901EFE9AB40A9A032C8CEE630C8BF"><p>Tsawwassen First Nation youth got a tour of the Annacis Island Wastewater Treatment Plant last month as part of Matcon Civil’s Indigenous Youth Work Experience Program.</p><p>Staff in Metro Vancouver’s Liquid Waste’s wastewater treatment operations and biosolids management hosted the youth, who were introduced to the plant’s role in the region, its daily activities, and the need for future capacity improvements. Plant operators also shared their personal journeys and educational paths that led them to careers in wastewater treatment, offering the youth a memorable and meaningful experience.</p><p>Matcon Civil is co-creating a culture that celebrates not just what people know, but how much they have shared their knowledge with others. </p><p>“We need to create long lasting connections between youth and professionals,” said Nicci Bergunder, program creator and a project manager at Matcon Civil. “Adults who are accomplished in their fields are in a unique position to pass their experience on to others.” </p></div>http://www.metrovancouver.org/metroupdate/PublishingImages/issue46-tfn.jpg2018-09-28T07:00:00ZGP0|#1d957925-3125-4fc8-b07f-ef2367c1a312;L0|#01d957925-3125-4fc8-b07f-ef2367c1a312|Issue 46;GTSet|#d14ffe11-45dc-48fb-8684-ff109cf15a74<div class="ExternalClassDDAF289DCDA84B409001679AF753A9CC"><p>​<span lang="EN-US">Tsawwassen First Nation youth got a tour of the Annacis Island Wastewater Treatment Plant last month as part of Matcon Civil’s Indigenous Youth Work Experience Program.</span></p></div>0