The Water Resource Centre includes a greenhouse that uses innovative organic processes that increase the effectiveness of the treatment process. The design ensures the facility will integrate well with the surrounding neighbourhood and the adjacent Sechelt Marsh park.
Click here to review Fast Fact details on the Centre.
The building is awarded the LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) Gold standard.
The District of Sechelt: How Does it Really Work? In September 2018, Sunshine Coast ElderCollege hosted a 2-part lecture on local government. Click here to download a PDF of the presentation on the Water Resource Centre presented by the Public Works Department.
Funding for this $24.9 million project was provided from a variety of sources.
- Contribution from the shíshálh Nation - $1,680,250
- Senior Government Grants - $12,200,000
- District reserves - $1,219,500
- Debt - $7,400,000
- Development Cost Charges - $1,488,000
- Architectural Innovation from Architectural Institute of British Columbia - 2018
- Southern Interior Construction Association (SICA) – 2016 Innovation Award
- Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM) – 2016 Sustainable Communities Award
- Canadian Design Build Institute (CDBI) – 2016 – Grand Winner – Awards of Excellence
- Association of Consulting Engineering Companies (ACEC-BC) – 2016 Award of Excellence
- Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of BC – 2016 Environmental Award
- Canadian Construction Association (CCA) – 2015 Environmental Achievement Award