February 2021

City of Delta - Various Projects

Hosted by the Richmond/Delta Branch

Status: Registration is now closed.
Date: Wednesday, February 10, 2021
Time: 6:00 PM–7:15P M
Location: Webinar
Presenter: Harvy S. Takhar
Khelen Upadhyay
Valentina Fazio
Credit: 1.5 Informal Continuing Education (CE) Hours
Cost: Engineers and Geoscientists BC Member and EIT/GIT Regular Price: $5.00 + GST = $5.25

Non-Member Price: $5.00 + GST = $5.25

Student Member Price: $5.00 + GST = $5.25
Contact: For more information, please email [email protected].
This session will cover a variety of topic by the City of Delta. The topics included will be flood protection of the lowlands of Delta, COVID-19 impact on traffic and parking in Delta, and the emergency work of the Shaw Creek Culvert Project.
Topic 1: With 3 years of experience at the City of Delta, Harvy will present an overview of some of the types of challenges and infrastructure he works with. The task of flood protection for the lowlands of Delta come with unique coastal and fluvial challenges. Providing utilities infrastructure across a large land mass for the 3 main communities of Delta includes water, wastewater, and drainage services comes with unique challenges itself.

Topic 2: How COVID-19 impacted traffic and parking in the City of Delta.

Topic 3: Emergency Works – Shaw Creek Culvert project:  A lock block retaining wall failure on Shaw Creek prompted urgent action to be taken by the City of Delta. In order to prevent damage to private property and risk to local residents, a 2.4 meter by 2.1 meter culvert was installed. This presentation will share the challenges encountered during this project; including project management, constructability, and environmental factors. 

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