Construction proceeds on the future water treatment plant facility near the Bevan Hostel. Scott Stanfield photo

Construction well underway on Comox Valley Water Treatment Plant

Construction is well underway on a new water treatment plant that will service 45,000 residents in the Comox Valley.

Raw water that’s been pumped from Comox Lake will be treated using three processes: filtration, ultraviolet treatment and chlorination. Treated water will then be transported through a pipeline to the water distribution system.

The new system will eliminate the need for turbidity-related boil water notices.

The total project cost is $126 million.

The expected completion date is the fall of 2021.

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