Nanoose Bay Pollution Control Centre

Nanoose Bay Pollution Control Centre

Nanoose Bay Pollution Control Centre
Wastewater from approximately 1,400 residential and commercial users in the Fairwinds area of Nanoose is treated at the Nanoose Bay Pollution Control Centre (NBPCC). Wastewater is gravity fed and pumped to NBPCC from nine pump stations.

The NBPCC uses chemically-enhanced primary treatment to remove up to 70% of BOD and up to 80% TSS. Sludge from NBPCC is trucked to the French Creek Pollution Control Centre where it undergoes further treatment to become Biosolids. Effluent is discharged via an outfall into the Strait of Georgia 450 m offshore at a depth of 39 m.

To learn more, please visit our Treatment Processes page.

Outfall

Major Projects & Improvements

2012 Odour management improvements
2008 Introduced chemically enhanced primary treatment
1985 Facility opened with primary treatment

Planned Improvements

2023 Upgrade to Secondary Treatment

 

 
 
Wastewater Services | 6300 Hammond Bay Road | Nanaimo, BC V9T 6N2 | E-mail: rcu@rdn.bc.ca
Telephone: 250-390-6560 (Nanaimo) 250-954-3792 (Oceanside) 1-877-607-4111 (Toll Free)
1-800-862-3429 (Emergency) | 250-390-1542 (Fax)