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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Cammidge House Anniversary at Boundary Bay Regional Park – Check it Out Sunday, Feb. 22, 2015

Join us at Cammidge House at Boundary Bay Regional Park in Delta to see exhibits celebrating Heritage Week BC and enjoy tea and baked goods served by volunteers in period costume. Sunday Feb 22 from 1 to 4 p.m. Learn about the history of Cammidge House and its restoration with this video on the 100 year anniversary. Want to know about other Metro park events? Download the Spring 2015 guide (pdf)

Derby Reach Regional Park Family Fun: Stories by the Campfire – Check it Out Saturday, Feb. 21, 2015

Cozy up to a campfire, listen to storytellers and bake some bannock! Bring a mug to enjoy a hot beverage. Free drop in event Saturday, Feb 21 from 1 – 3:30pm at Derby Reach Regional Park in Langley. Want to know about other Metro park events? Download the Spring 2015 guide (pdf)