Metro Vancouver/Lafarge Water Residuals for Cement Project from Metro Vancouver on Vimeo. (story written/produced/directed – Chris Keam) Lafarge Canada Inc. and Metro Vancouver have reached a three-year agreement that will see drinking water treatment residuals from the Seymour Capilano Filtration Plant be used as a material in cement manufacturing, and
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.
Hotter temperatures are a familiar symptom of climate change. Another is extreme precipitation – intense bouts of heavy rainfall that can damage private homes AND civic infrastructure. In North Vancouver, community workshops help the public understand the challenges municipalities face with issues such as extreme weather and offer a chance to collaborate on potential solutions.
Another of those gigs where you get paid to attend something informative and inspiring. This time in Surrey, for the launch of their Surrey Steps Up program. Attendees were treated to an overview of Surrey’s ambitious plans for directing future growth to the year 2050 in a presentation (pdf) from Don
COPENHAGEN, Nov. 30 /PRNewswire/ — Counting down to the UN Climate Change Conference (COP15) in December, the people of Copenhagen will be pedalling hard to light up the traditional Christmas tree on City Hall Square. Tradition has it that the big Christmas tree on Copenhagen’s City Hall Square is lit
The City of Vancouver has just launched its new Media Room. A great resource for learning about city initiatives, finding out more about the public art in our midst, and delving into the history (and current events) that have shaped Vancouver. My contributions as a writer-producer and/or editor include: Cycling