Chair Update – Decisions Today for Tomorrow’s Livable Region

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In the next 25 years, our region is expected to grow by one million people and 500,000 new jobs.

Metro Vancouver’s role as a regional partnership of 21 municipalities, one treaty First Nation, and one Electoral Area is to ensure that this growth sustains and enhances a livable region. Our regional growth strategy, Metro Vancouver 2040: Shaping Our Future, plans for a livable region by connecting people to jobs, ensuring access to a wide range of amenities and services, and supporting a sustainable transportation system. Continue reading

Capilano Energy Recovery Turbine Turns Flow From Water Filtration Process into a Power Source

Because the Seymour Capilano Filtration Plant is higher in elevation than the Capilano Reservoir, pressure is created when treated water is returned to the Capilano pump station for distribution. A turbine in the Capilano energy recovery facility will generate electricity from the excess pressure once the new tunnels connecting the Capilano reservoir and the Seymour water filtration system are fully tested and operational. See how crews tackled the tricky business of moving this large turbine into its permanent home.

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Experience The Fraser – Get a Pedal-Powered POV with this Bike Ride along the Mission Waterfront

Enjoy the view from behind the handlebars for this pedal-powered journey through the Mission waterfront and along the banks of the Fraser River, produced for Experience The Fraser. Notable landmarks include the sturgeon public art, Mission Waterfront Demonstration Project, and the Harbour River Interpretive Centre.

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