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.
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.
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)
Free drop-in event for all ages Sat, March 7 from 1 to 4pm at the Campbell Valley Nature House. Learn about owls as you examine feathers, bones and beaks. Enjoy displays, crafts and a guided walk. Meet at the Nature House at 8th Avenue and 204th Street in Langley. Metro Vancouver calendar listing
In this episode, building rain gardens in Delta with the help of Streamkeepers, how car sharing fits into Richmond’s official community plan, and harnessing the power of GIS systems in the District of North Vancouver for environmental protection.
The District of North Vancouver’s Geoweb application is proving to be a useful tool for the public and city staff. Find out why everyone from the mayor to solar panel installers are using Geoweb to harness the power of geographic information systems.
Richmond is the latest Metro Vancouver municipality to embrace the car sharing trend. Learn why this transportation innovation supports the city’s official community plan and regional priorities for transportation and mobility.
Rain Gardens capture and clean rainwater and keep runoff from going straight into storm sewers. In Delta, they are being created with the collaboration of the municipality and volunteers, in a wide variety of locations from parking lots to schools.