Water Systems

Rimbey Water Reservoir - Rimbey, AB

Description: The Town of Rimbey faced two major problems with regards to their water supply. First, a significant elevation change across the Town caused low pressures in certain areas. Second, fire protection storage was inadequate for the size of the growing community.

Cost: $4,000,000


Main Reservoir - Sylvan Lake, AB

Description: To facilitate growth, the Town of Sylvan Lake required additional capacity and storage for their water system. After successfully helping the Town attain a Building Canada Fund grant, Tagish Engineering was commissioned to design and administer the construction of a new 4500 cu.m. water reservoir.

Cost: $2,200,000


Benalto Water Reservoir - Benalto AB

Description: The Hamlet of Benalto was experiencing growth.  The existing water reservoir was coming to the end of its service life and did not have the required fire storage capacity to meet current codes of practice.   A new 1800 m³ reservoir and distribution pump system was required to meet the community’s needs.

Cost: $2,400,000


PLC and SCADA System - Athabasca, AB

Description: To ensure safe, reliable utility operation the Town decided to upgrade all water and sewage facilities with entirely new SCADA system utilizing radio tower communication. The project had six locations including three water reservoir/pumping stations, the main sewage lift station, sewage treatment facility, and the old water treatment plant that is used as a main office and houses the bulk water fill station.

Cost: $500,000


Water Treatment Plant Upgrade - Jarvis Bay, AB

Description: Tagish Engineering was commissioned to design, aid in tendering, and inspect the construction for the upgrade of the Jarvis Bay Campground water distribution facility. The facility would be supplied water from a new Town of Sylvan Lake water well pumping station, and would be designed to provide a reduced volume winter storage and distribution system for the year round requirements of the park.

Cost: $230,000


Penhold Reservoir Improvements - Penhold, AB

Description: The Town of Penhold is experiencing rapid growth.  The existing water reservoir was coming to the end of its service life and required an upgrade in order to keep up with the Towns current population. In addition, Alberta Environment has increased its standards and upgrades to the chlorine treatment system were required in order for the Town to say in compliance. 

Cost: $850,000