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PARK PLACE SENIORS VILLAGE - MEADOW RIDGE

Meadow Ridge Seniors Village in Medicine Hat is a supportive living site being constructed by Park Place. The new residence will provide 80 subsidized suites for seniors…

KESWICK STORMWATER OUTFALL

The City of Edmonton was developing a new subdivision in southwest Edmonton — Keswick on the River — representing one of the last pieces of riverfront real estate in the City’s prestigious community of Windermere. The contract for the Keswick subdivision included the construction of a…

MOUNTAIN EQUIPMENT CO-OP

Mountain Equipment Co-op (MEC) has been “greening” their buildings for over a decade. In Spring of 2012 they completed what they consider to be their signature green building, designed to a LEED Gold standard. One component of achieving this standard was to develop an on-site storm and…

DEER MEADOWS RETIREMENT HOME

Deer Meadows is an 80-apartment, residential living (assisted living) senior’s complex…

EA SPORTS TURF PLAYING FIELD

EA Sports wanted to build an on-site artificial turf playing field for their employees on the top of a four-level parkade…

RIEL PARK PLAYING FIELD DRAINAGE

In April 2009, the City of St. Albert opened the first phase of the Riel Recreation Park Redevelopment which included a new high-end artificial turf multipurpose field…

CARNMONEY GOLF COURSE DRAINAGE

Having been developed from an old streambed, the 15th hole, is a natural drainage area for the Carnmoney golf course. The soil, medium plastic clay, was high in silt content creating a waterbed effect during heavy to moderate rain storms…

SAIT POLYTECHNIC PARKADE GREEN ROOF

The SAIT Polytechnic parkade was one of the first steps in SAIT’s master plan for a new Trades and Technology Complex, set to be complete in 2012. The Cohos Commons green space was designated for this three level, 36,000 m2 parkade. The slope of the site allowed for the parkade to…

IKO INDUSTRIES PLANT EXPANSION

IKO Industries, recently completed the expansion of their existing shingle manufacturing plant in Calgary. As part of this expansion, the City of Calgary mandated the development of a stormwater pond on-site to manage the stormwater run-off…

UNIVERSITY OF COLORADO BOULDER RECREATION CENTER (CU-BOULDER)

The University of Colorado (CU-Boulder) is located in Boulder along the eastern edge of the Flatiron Mountains. Thirty miles outside of Denver, the University is committed to building a 21st century learning environment while being a leader in sustainability. The recreation center at the…

DOUGLAS IRRIGATION CANAL

The owners of a newly built natural gas transfer station in Douglas, Wyoming required a triple-lined canal to contain flow from an existing irrigation canal in order to protect sensitive operations…

SUGAR CREEK EROSION PROTECTION

Sugar Creek is a tributary to South Platte River — a Gold Medal Western trout river on the Eastern Slope of Colorado. This environmentally sensitive area was experiencing sediment laden discharge from a nearby roadway…

TWENTYMILE MINE, SAGE CREEK PORTAL WATER MANAGEMENT

The Twentymile Mine in Routt County, Colorado is one of the largest underground mines in the United States. The Sage Creek portal is a new extension to the mine that provides access to an additional 105 million tons of coal…

BERTHOUD PASS DIVERSION CHANNEL

The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) was facing drainage issues behind existing retaining walls along a section of Highway 40 as it climbs over the 11,307 foot summit of Berthoud Pass, just west of Denver, Colorado. Over time, hydrostatic pressure and freeze/thaw caused sections of…

LOWE'S PARKING LOT DRAINAGE SYSTEM

The development of the new Lowe’s hardware store at Cross Iron Mills Mall was faced with strict guidelines for managing their parking lot stormwater run-off. The Municipal District of Rockyview provided a mandate that the store needed to contain the stormwater run-off and infiltrate it back…

FORENSIC HOSPITAL FLOOD MITIGATION

Located in a park-like setting near the Fraser River in Coquitlam, British Columbia the Forensic Psychiatric Hospital supports patients with high quality, specialized clinical services, as well as a comprehensive range of vocational and rehabilitative programs. Given its proximity to the river…

ENTERPRISE RENT-A-CAR STORMWATER MANAGEMENT

A new Enterprise Rent-A-Car location being built in Prince George, British Columbia was looking for an innovative solution to control stormwater. Enterprise Rent-A-Car is an international car rental company with more than 7,000 neighborhood and airport locations throughout North America and…

TOWN OF PEACE RIVER FLOOD CONTROL

The Pats Creek Culvert in the Town of Peace River, AB collapsed due to an overflow of water and debris. The downtown core was blocked off to residents after it quickly flooded with water…

COPPER MOUNTAIN MINE EMBANKMENT DEWATERING

Copper Mountain Mine is located 20 km south of Princeton, BC. It consists of three existing open pit mines that have been combined into one large pit. The mine utilizes conventional crushing, grinding and flotation to produce copper concentrates with gold and silver credits…

NILEX HEAD OFFICE STORMWATER MANAGEMENT

Nilex Inc., a distributor of geosynthetics, had outgrown their 3.5 acre head office facility. To accommodate their expansion needs, Nilex acquired a 7.5 acre parcel in the Maple Ridge Industrial Park. The new development required a solution for site water storage that could withstand…

PARTINGTON CREEK PREFABRICATED DRAINAGE SYSTEM

Partington Creek, a new neighbourhood under construction on Burke Mountain in Northeast Coquitlam, BC, encompasses about 240 hectares or about 600 acres of land. It’s expected to house between 10,000 and 15,000 residents…

FRITZ SICK POOL PARKING LOT REHABILITATION

Improper grading in the parking lot of the Fritz Sick Swimming Pool in Lethbridge, Alberta, led to stormwater flooding in the building and breakdown of the lot’s asphalt and subgrade. The consultant and contractor were open to an approach Nilex proposed, based on a complete solution of supply…

LAKE SIMCOE REGION CONSERVATION AUTHORITY PAVEDRAIN PARKING LOT

The Lake Simcoe Region Conservation Authority (LSRCA) has been dedicated to conserving, restoring and managing the Lake Simcoe watershed since 1951. The watershed spreads across 3,400 km2, touching 20 municipal borders and supporting over 400,000 residents. Seven municipalities draw…

DETOURS GOLD GCL'S INSTALLATION

Detour Lake Gold Mine, an open pit mine in northern Ontario, commenced gold production in 2013. With an expected mine life of about 22 years, water needs to be constantly removed from the mine site in order to keep mining operations running…