Wastewater


System Overview

    Sun Peaks Utilities collects via a gravity collection system and then treats all the wastewater for the resort community of Sun Peaks.  Sun Peaks Utilities Wastewater Treatment Facility uses a Biological Upward Sludge Blanket Filtration System (modified activated sludge process) to treat all the wastewater prior to discharging the treated effluent to Rapid Infiltration …

Annual Reports

  The Municipal Wastewater Regulations (MWR) requires that Sun Peaks Utilities file an annual report with the Ministry of the Environment.  For copies of the current and past Annual Reports click on the coloured links below. 2016 Annual Report 2015 Annual Report Registration Amendment under the Municipal Wastewater Regulations RE 1535 – Feb 26, 2014 2014 Annual …

Tariff, Rates & Proposed Changes

Wastewater Rate Change – Revised March 13, 2014 As a private utility, Sun Peaks Utilities Co. Ltd. does not have the ability to place funds into reserve to allow for future repairs unless approved to do so by a regulator which, in this case, is the BC Ministry of Environment (MoE).  The current Wastewater (Sewer) …

Wastewater FAQ

Wastewater FAQ 1. Does Sun Peaks Utilities have a chemical or biological wastewater treatment facility? Sun Peaks Utilities uses a natural wastewater treatment process.  By manipulating the naturally occurring bacteria found in raw wastewater through the use of air, we are able to effectively treat the wastewater.  Other than using some lime for pH adjustment …