Burnaby, British Columbia
Fish, Wildlife & Ecosystems
Formed by an ancient glacier over 12,000 years ago, Burnaby Lake is a 300-hectare natural environment situated in the heart of the Vancouver bedroom community of Burnaby, BC.
The surrounding ecosystem serves as the home to over 400 varieties of plants and wildlife, 16 of which are rare and endangered species. In addition, Burnaby Lake annually hosts over 300,000 recreational park users, and is a popular destination for hiking, bird watching, and water-based boating activities.
varieties of plants
recreational park users
Associated Engineering and its dedicated partners developed an original technological process to re-establish the natural environment of Burnaby Lake, which had deteriorated over decades of infilling, sedimentation, and contamination. The innovative process helped to protect endangered species, and met stringent criteria for dredging, dewatering and reusing sediments as fill, and treating and recycling water back to the lake. The Burnaby Lake Rejuvenation Project has restored the lake’s valuable ecosystem for fish, wildlife, and the community.
More Environmental Engineering Projects
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Beneficial Reuse of Pulp Residuals – Land Application in the Peace River Region
Irrigation Sustainability and Water Balance Seepage Assessment Study
Asquith Landfill Decomissioning
Main Street Historical Landfill Excavation
Regina Hauled Waste Receiving Station
Great Slave Lake Nutrient Risk Assessment and Treatment Improvement Options Study Fiddlers Lagoon Wastewater Treatment
Cell 3 East Halton Waste Management Site
Silverberry Secure Landfill
Oakville Fourth Line Closed Landfill
Climate Change Adaptation & Mitigation
Livingston Trail Environmental Control Facility