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Fleetwood and Jericho Reservoirs: A Growing Demand for Water

Location
Surrey/Langley, BC, Canada
Client
Metro Vancouver (MV)
Timeframe
2013 - Current

After completing the conceptual and preliminary design of the Jericho and Fleetwood Reservoirs, the Ausenco led team was awarded the detailed design of both reservoirs.

The Fleetwood reservoir project is a two-phase development, where the capacity planned for the first phase is 13.6ML, with a future expansion phase of an additional 13.6ML.

The project includes:

  • two underground water storage cells
  • an underground valve chamber
  • an above ground services/ access building
  • a small above ground secondary exit structure.

The Jericho project is also a two-phase development, where the capacity planned for the first phase is 20.6ML, with a future expansion in the range of 20 - 30ML. The project involves an above ground reservoir and valve chamber, with the roof of the facility suitable for future use by the Township for a planned park.

The projects required working with multiple stakeholders including Metro Vancouver (MV), the Township of Langley, City of Surrey, as well as the public. A series of workshops with MV and the Township/City throughout the design process incorporated input from MV operations and maintenance, and end user representatives such as Parks and Planning Departments.

As the prime consultant for both projects, Ausenco is responsible for civil, structural, mechanical, and electrical engineering, and cost estimating; as well as coordination of all sub-consultants involved in geotechnical, environmental, archaeological, landscape architectural, architectural, building mechanical, process, surveying, noise, traffic, and water quality.

Construction of the Fleetwood reservoir is expected to be complete in Fall 2019, and Jericho in Winter 2019.