XCG was retained by Halifax Water to lead the preparation of the first municipal utility Integrated Resource Plan (IRP) in Nova Scotia. Halifax Water is a publicly owned utility charged with providing water, wastewater and stormwater services to the residents of Halifax Regional Municipality (HRM). Halifax Water embarked on the preparation of an IRP in order to define its overall capital program and other resource needs for the next thirty years (2013 - 2043). The IRP responds to the combined requirements of regional growth, current and future regulatory compliance and asset renewal.
Based on an order from the British Columbia Ministry of Environment, the Sunshine Coast Regional District (SCRD) was required to close the Pender Harbour Landfill by the end of 2015. XCG was retained by the SCRD to assist with the final closure and the transition of the site to a transfer station facility.
The Hespeler WWTP is an extended aeration facility with a rated average day flow capacity of 9,320 m3/d and a peak flow capacity of 19,850 m3/d. The Hespeler WWTP has experienced operational problems in the past several years that prompted the Region to undertake a thorough plant review. This review identified some operational and capacity issues and recommended short and longer term upgrades to the works.
New Hamburg, ON
Municipal solid waste landfilling operations commenced at the Cherryville Recycling and Disposal Facility in 1976. In 2007, the Regional District of North Okanagan elected to close the landfill and construct a transfer station at the site for the purpose of reducing long-term operational costs.
The Saskatoon Waste Management Centre is owned and managed by the City of Saskatoon. The Centre comprises a landfill encompassing an area of approximately 37.4 hectares (both lined and unlined). The landfill accepts approximately 130,000 tonnes of waste per year.
The Regional District of Fraser-Fort George was interested in determining an economically and technically feasible beneficial use for landfill gas project, with the specific goal of supporting a greenhouse operation on-site.