Water

Water Reclamation Centre, Canada

Water Reclamation Centre, Canada

The Regional Municipality of York is developing one of the most advanced wastewater treatment facilities in Canada. Designed by GHD, the Water Reclamation Centre will help restore the Lake Simcoe watershed by producing ultra-low phosphorus concentration. Following work on the environmental assessment, we will also provide construction administration, water resources modeling, and stakeholder engagement services.

Wetland Condition Assessment, Australia

Wetland Condition Assessment, Australia

For Melbourne Water, we have developed a large-scale condition assessment across 1,100 stormwater treatment assets, including constructed wetlands, sediment ponds, and lakes. We used remote sensing technology to assess vegetation cover as a measure of the condition of the spatially fragmented assets, virtually eliminating the need for fieldwork. As a result, Melbourne Water estimates AUD$20 million could be saved over 5 years*.

Transforming Water Infrastructure, Philippines

Transforming Water Infrastructure, Philippines

With rapid urbanization putting significant pressure on water and sanitation infrastructure in the Philippines, we are helping a number of clients improve services, including Manila Water Company and Maynilad Water Services. We are also providing technical assistance in financial aid reviews for water supply projects in rural and provincial areas including Rizal, Cebu, Zamboanga, Pampanga, and Tarlac.

Reclaimed Water System, USA

Reclaimed Water System, USA

In Alexandria, Virginia, one of the country's oldest cities, GHD has designed a system to supply reclaimed water to commercial, residential, and industrial customers, and reduce nutrients discharged to the Chesapeake Bay watershed. By taking advantage of excellent transmissivity results from the treatment plant and a new in-line UV system, capital costs were greatly reduced.

Elan Valley Aqueduct, UK

Elan Valley Aqueduct, UK

As part of securing Birmingham's water supply for the next century, GHD is helping rehabilitate a 100-year-old aqueduct that brings water from Wales. Joining the Elan Valley reservoirs to Birmingham, the 117-kilometer-long (73-mile-long) aqueduct is showing signs of aging. With most of it located below ground, GHD is completing temporary and permanent works design for three tunnel sections and a siphon replacement.

*Winner of the 2015 Award for Spatial Enablement, Victorian Spatial Excellence Awards, Australia

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