Port Simpson WTP, Lax Kw'alaams

Project Type: 
Water Treatment
Project Owner: 
Lax Kw'Alaams Band Council
Project Consultant: 
Kerr Wood Leidal Gore & Storrie Inc.
Project Years: 
1997

Construction of a new water treatment facility in the remote First Nation community of Port Simpson, 30 km north of Prince Rupert, B.C. All equipment and materials had to be barged along the Pacific coast line.

The plant consists of primary and secondary limestone contactors, plate settling tank, filters utilizing sand and gravel media and a chlorine contact chamber.