News from Kamloops

May 19, 2015

Kamloops Centre for Water Quality Celebrates 10 Years

Kamloops, B.C. The Kamloops Centre for Water Quality is a state of the art facility that has been in full operation since 2005. This is one of Canada’s largest membrane water treatment plants and is capable of supplying up to 160 million litres of clean drinking water daily to its citizens, regardless of the turbidity in the raw river. Every litre of water produced has exceeded and will continue to exceed drinking water standards.

Since it first came into operation, there has been numerous process improvements and efficiency that have rendered this facility a leader in the water treatment in industry, including the diversion of over 15 million lbs of residual waste from the landfill.

The KCWQ marked their 10th anniversary will a special event this morning recognizing key contributors over the years, including Thompson Rivers University, General Electric, Interior Health Authority, Urban Systems and Stantec, and well as past City of Kamloops employees who were integral to the development of this facility. 



Media Contact:
David Teasdale, Utilities Services Supervisor - Water Treatment Plant
City of Kamloops