The Coquitlam Reservoir supplies our region with 370 million litres of potable water on an average day. Now that water is cleaner than ever, thanks to the new Coquitlam Water Treatment Facility. In this episode see how this ultraviolet innovation went from blueprint to reality. (17:30 min)
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
Freelancing. Some days you sit at a computer. Other days you get to be outside by a river and watch salmon head upstream.
Yes, I’m being a bit cheeky and stirring the pot, but the harsh reality is we are letting our kids down with over-reliance on the automobile.
Sustainability is the new black when it comes to catch-phrases. And rightly so. But, are we serious about paying more than lip-service to the concept? We’ll get a better idea of how much commitment local governments have to the idea in March, when transportation consultant Richard Gilbert’s guidelines for sustainable