West Shore sewage plant costs sought

Kim Westad
Times Colonist
September 23, 2010
http://www2.canada.com/victoriatimescolonist/news/capital_van_isl/story....

Costs for a single sewage treatment site somewhere on the West Shore are being gathered by the Capital Regional District and will likely be ready in two to four weeks, the sewage committee heard yesterday.

The McLoughlin Plan is the wrong plan

A gross misuse of a public treasure — and a wasteful system to boot

By John Motherwell, Bob Furber and Alex Murdoch
Special to Times Colonist
September 23, 2010
http://www2.canada.com/victoriatimescolonist/news/comment/story.html?id=...

Photo Shoot At McLoughlin Point

Sunday September 19, 4pm at the end of Victoria View Road

Sewage committee sees role for private firms

By Kim Westad,
Timescolonist.com
September 8, 2010

The region’s sewage committee is recommending that secondary sewage treatment be done with a mix of public and private involvement, despite taxpayers’ preference for a completely public model.

The Capital Regional District’s sewage committee voted in favour Wednesday of recommending the board approve a hybrid model of procurement, with the CRD handling almost all the operations and maintenance of facilities but having private companies bid and build most of them.

Province approves region's sewage plan

$782-million project will see one treatment plant built at McLoughlin Point in Esquimalt

By Kim Westad
Vancouver Sun/Times Colonist
August 25, 2010 1:03 PM
http://www.vancouversun.com/news/thewest/Province%20approves%20region%20...

The provincial Environment Ministry approved the region’s sewage-treatment plan Wednesday, but some mayors opposing the single treatment facility in Esquimalt still hope it can be moved.

New laws may end need for land-based treatment

Ottawa’s proposed regulations could be met with current system

Arnold Brandon
Times Colonist
July 23, 2010
http://www.timescolonist.com/opinion/laws+need+land+based+treatment/3312...

Minister disappoints mayor

Cindy E. Harnett
Times Colonist
July 23, 2010
http://www2.canada.com/victoriatimescolonist/news/capital_van_isl/story....

The B.C. minister responsible for signing away hundreds of millions of taxpayer dollars to help fund a sewage treatment plant at McLoughlin Point in Esquimalt is unsure of exactly where the proposed site is, according to the city’s mayor.

Residents take action against sewage treatment in Esquimalt

Erin Cardone
Victoria News
July 16, 2010 2:59 PM
http://www.bclocalnews.com/vancouver_island_south/victorianews/news/9863...

John Bergbusch and a team of Esquimalt residents are pounding the pavement this weekend.

Armed with 4,500 fliers with details and opinions on the Capital Regional District’s plans for a sewage treatment site at McLoughlin Point, the group are trying to rummage up folks to attend a special public meeting Monday (July 19).

Esquimalt Council Withdraws Support For McLoughlin Point

ESQUIMALT COUNCIL UNANIMOUSLY WITHDRAWS SUPPORT FOR SEWAGE SITE AT MCLOUGHLIN POINT

CFAX 1070 Jul 8, 2010

ESQUIMALT COUNCIL CAME TO AN UNANIMOUS POSITION WEDNESDAY NIGHT, THEY DO NOT SUPPORT THE LIQUID WASTE MANAGEMENT PLAN AS IT CURRENTLY STANDS, THAT BEING HAVING A CENTRALIZED PLANT AT MCLOUGHLIN POINT

ESQUIMALT MAYOR BARB DESJARDINS SAYS THEY ARE GOING TO DO EVERYTHING THEY CAN TO CHANGE THAT PLAN

Flawed sewage plan pushed as done deal

Esquimalt, Victoria residents not consulted on liquid waste plant

By Barb Desjardins
Times Colonist
July 07, 2010
http://www2.canada.com/victoriatimescolonist/news/comment/story.html?id=...

Saanich Councillor Judy Brownoff paints a rosy picture of decisions made on sewage treatment that are not at all rosy in “McLoughlin Point is the obvious choice” (June 29).

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