North Red Deer Regional Wastewater System receives 2019 APEGA Summit Award
Representatives from Stantec and the North Red Deer Regional Wastewater Services Commission with the 2019 APEGA Project Achievement Award. From left to right: Samuel Fritz, Project Engineer, Stantec; Hoa Nguyen, Project Engineer, Stante; Todd Simenson, Vice President, Regional Leader (Alberta North & Territories), Stantec; Mayor Grant Creasey, NRDRWWSC Director, City of Lacombe; Ken Wigmore, NRDRWWSC Chair, Lacombe County (wuth award); Ian Cotton, Senior Electrical and Controls Engineer, Stantec; Joel Sawatzky, Project Manager, Water Managing Leader, Stantec; Mayor Richard Poole, NRDRWWSC Vice Chair, Town of Blackfalds; Jordan Thompson, Director of Operations and Planning, City of Lacombe; APEGA President Nima Dorjee; and Matthew Goudy, NRDRWWSC CAO, City of Lacombe.
Lacombe, Alberta (May 14, 2019) – The North Red Deer Regional Wastewater Services Commission (NRDRWWSC) is pleased to announce that the North Red Deer Regional Wastewater System received the Project Achievement Award at the 2019 Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Alberta (APEGA) Summit Awards, held in Calgary on April 25, 2019.
The Project Achievement Award recognizes an outstanding engineering or geoscience project that represents a substantial contribution to technological progress and the betterment of society. This award was last presented in 2016.
Designed by Stantec, the North Red Deer Regional Wastewater System promises a cleaner future for communities in central Alberta. Completed on time and under budget, the system incorporates innovative approaches and leading-edge technologies to provide a modern wastewater solution while protecting a sensitive watershed.
“The North Red Deer Regional Wastewater Services Commission is very excited to receive the Project Achievement Award from APEGA. This is truly an honour, to first be nominated and secondly to receive such a prestigious award. Using Stantec’s expertise and engineering services, this project is a partnership between the three municipalities, bringing much-needed services to the growing communities in central Alberta.”
- Ken Wigmore, NRDRWWSC Chair
“The City of Lacombe, along with our partner municipalities, are thrilled to be recognized again for this forward-thinking infrastructure project. The transmission system not only provides for much-needed long-term sustainability in addressing the critical wastewater needs in our region, but also supports continued growth for Lacombe, Blackfalds, and Lacombe County.”
- Mayor Grant Creasey, City of Lacombe, NRDRWWSC Director
“Blackfalds Town Council is honored to be part of the Commission that has earned this prestigious award. This is another example of how the communities of Blackfalds, Lacombe and Lacombe County are working together to create opportunities that economically and environmentally benefit us all.”
- Mayor Richard Poole, Town of Blackfalds, NRDRWWSC Vice Chair
“Lacombe County is pleased to be recognized alongside our partners with a 2019 APEGA Project Achievement Award for our work on the North Red Deer Regional Wastewater System. Projects like this strengthen municipal relationships, while also ensuring that we are protecting the environment, our water sources, and unique eco-systems in our region.”
- Reeve Paula Law, Lacombe County
“For this project to be selected from all of the spectacular work being done by our engineering colleagues is truly an honour. This recognition shows that central Alberta continues to be a hub of technological innovation and leadership in stewardship of public infrastructure funds.”
- Matthew Goudy, CAO, NRDRWWSC
“Stantec is proud to have worked with our trusted partners and communities across central Alberta on the design and implementation of a long-term resilient wastewater treatment solution to protect the Red Deer River Basin. This award is the culmination of the hard work and dedication from the hundreds of people who were involved to make this project a success. Receiving this prestigious Project Achievement Award from APEGA is a testament to the commitment of our team, and it is an honour to be recognized by our peers.”
- Todd Simenson, Vice President, Regional Leader, Stantec