Sustainable Design Meets District of West Vancouver’s Needs at Eagle Lake


Note to Reader:

The District of West Vancouver’s Eagle Lake Membrane Filtration Facility was the recipient of the Association of Professional Engineers & Geoscientists of BC (APEGBC) Environmental Award of Excellence for 2009 in the category of Design, Construction, and Monitoring.


Membrane Water Treatment

“District of West Vancouver residents now have water of the highest quality flowing through their taps, ” wrote Julie Domvile in an article published in Innovation Magazine. Eagle lake (200p)“Eagle Lake, which supplies the District’s water, is the site of the District’s new membrane water treatment facility and is the first in the world to use the ZeeWeed® 1000 membrane in second stage treatment. The plant produces over 21 million litres a day of drinking water that exceeds the Canadian Guidelines for Drinking Water Quality.”

Eagle Lake is adjacent to Cypress Provincial Park at an elevation of 483 metres, and has a typical west coast mountain environment. It has been used as a water source for West Vancouver since the 1920s.


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To read the complete article as published in Innovation Magazine, click on Sustainable Design Meets Districts Needs at Eagle Lake

Eagle lake outlet dam

Posted December 2010