12
May 2022

Comox Valley Regional District: Sewer Conveyance Project

Hosted by the Vancouver Island Branch

Status: Registration is now closed.
Date: Thursday, May 12, 2022
Time: 12:00 PM–1:00 PM Pacific Time
Location: Webinar
Presenter: Kris La Rose, P.Eng.
Senior Manager of Water/Wastewater Services Engineering Services, Comox Valley Regional District
Credit: Eligible for 1 CE Hour(s) of Technical Learning
Cost: Engineers and Geoscientists BC Registrant Regular Price: $10.00 + GST = $10.50

Non-Registrant Price: $10.00 + GST = $10.50

Student Price: $10.00 + GST = $10.50
Contact: For more information about this session, please email Rebeka Brykajlo.
Note: Registration deadline is Sunday, May 8, 2022.
The conveyance project is being delivered via two contracts, Design Bid Build for cut and cover installation of a large diameter (~34") sewer force main across the downtown area of the Town of Comox; and Design Build for the remainder of the project scope, including replacement or major upgrade of the two largest Comox Valley Sewer Service pump stations, cut and cover of the large diameter sewer force main through the rural areas, and a 1.3 km section to be installed via horizontal directional drilling under Lazo Hill. The project is being driven by the need to decommission an at-risk section of the existing force main below Willemar Bluffs, and will deliver a comprehensive and resilient conveyance system to serve the community for the next 80 years.

Presenter

Kris La Rose, P.Eng.

Senior Manager of Water/Wastewater Services Engineering Services, Comox Valley Regional District

Kris La Rose has been with the Comox Valley Regional District for 8 years, the last 6 of which as Senior Manager of Water and Wastewater. Prior to that Kris was a Project Engineer with Metro Vancouver for 9 years working in energy management, waste to energy, and solid waste management. In his current role Kris leads a department of 30 engineers and operators who manage the regional water and wastewater systems, from the upper reaches of the Comox Lake watershed to the ocean outfall 3 km off Cape Lazo, as well as a number of smaller water and wastewater systems in the CVRD electoral areas. Kris grew up on Hornby Island and went to high school in Courtenay and is privileged to be applying his expertise to help the Comox Valley grow and build resilience to future uncertainty.



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