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November 2014

APEGBC Burnaby/New West Branch Water Treatment Plant Tour

Please Note
Close-toed (and sturdy) footwear is required for the walking portion of the tour.  The facility will supply safety vests & glasses and hard hats if necessary. 
Status: Advanced registration is now closed or the event is sold out. For space availability please contact [email protected] Thank you.
Date: Wednesday, November 5, 2014
Time: 2:30 PM-4:30 PM
Location: Seymour Capilano Filtration Plant, 4400 Lillooet Road, North Vancouver, BC
(See full description below for directions)
Credit: 2 Informal Professional Development Hours (PDH)
Cost: $20
APEGBC Burnaby/New West Branch Tour of Seymour Capilano Filtration Plant.


Metro Vancouver’s drinking water comes from reservoirs in three watersheds – Capilano, Seymour and Coquitlam. The Seymour-Capilano Filtration Plant (SCFP) treats water from both the Seymour and Capilano sources.

The plant is located in the Lower Seymour Conservation Reserve, and is the largest water filtration plant in Canada. It began distributing water to the residents of Metro Vancouver in December 2009, and has the capacity to produce up to 1.8 billion litres per day.

The primary objective of the filtration plant is the removal of particulates, organic matter and micro-organisms that are naturally present in the source water. This ensures a safe and high quality of drinking water that exceeds the Guidelines for Canadian Drinking Water Quality.

Directions to the Seymour Capilano Filtration Plant heading West 

Heading West on Highway #1
 
Cross over the Iron Workers Memorial Bridge (2nd Narrows).
Once across the bridge take the third exit on the right hand side.
 
Exit 22A  Lillooet Road
 
Follow signs for Lillooet Road/Capilano University
 
Turn left at the light at Lillooet Road
 
Continue up Lillooet Road, through the cemetery
 
Continue into the Lower Seymour Conservation Reserve.  There are speed bumps on this road.
 
Seymour Capilano Filtration Plant (SCFP) is located near the end of the road on the right hand side.
 
Stop and report at the SCFP Guard House.

TOUR GROUPS:  Due to limited on site parking please continue up the road past the Guard House to the public parking lot on the right hand side.  You will need to walk back down the road to the SCFP Guard House and report in. 
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Directions to the Seymour Capilano Filtration Plant heading East
 
Heading East on Highway #1
 
Exit 22 – Capilano Univesity, turn left at the lights and continue over the highway overpass.
 
Continue straight up the hill towards Capilano University.
 
Continue up Lillooet Road, through the cemetery
 
Continue into the Lower Seymour Conservation Reserve.  There are speed bumps on this road.
 
Seymour Capilano Filtration Plant (SCFP) is located near the end of the road on the right hand side.
 
Stop and report at the SCFP Guard House.
 
  
TOUR GROUPS:  Due to limited on site parking please continue up the road past the Guard House to the public parking lot on the right hand side.  You will need to walk back down the road to the SCFP Guard House and report in. 
 
Includes a presentation plus a walking tour.

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