The Seymour-Capilano Filtration Plant in British Columbia. Photo:

Water and wastewater projects have a decent presence in the 2012 edition of ReNew Canada’s Top 100: Canada’s Biggest Infrastructure Projects, released this week. Seven projects (down from nine in 2011) accounted for $3.708 billion ($4.378 billion in 2011) of the list.

Heavy hitting categories in this year’s list include energy, health care, transit, and transportation. The list represents $114 billion of infrastructure work in Canada, increasing by 18 per cent over last year’s total.

Some water and wastewater highlights:

#37 $769 million Capital Regional District Sewage Treatment Plant Program (#32 in 2011)
#52 $600 million Seymour-Capilano Water Utility Projects (#50 in 2011)
#53 $600 million Woodward Avenue Wastewater Treatment Plant Expansion and Upgrades (#49 in 2011)
#56 $564 million Southeast Collector Trunk Sewer (#55 in 2011)
#63 $480 million Hanlan Feedermain
#77 $350 million Kitchener Wastewater Treatment Plant Upgrade (#72 in 2011)
#78 $350 million Lakeview Water Treatment Plant Expansion (#73 in 2011)

For further details, visit the Top 100 site.


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