Wastewater Treatment & Composting


Treatment 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 Flow Sludge Blanket Filtration design (USBF – modified activated sludge process) to treat all the wastewater prior to discharging the treated effluent to Rapid …

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. 2017 MWR Annual Report 2016 MWR Annual Report 2015 MWR Annual Report Registration Amendment under the Municipal Wastewater Regulations RE 1535 – …

Wastewater Services Bylaw 0111, 2018 and discontinued Tariffs

The Wastewate Tariff 6 has been replaced with Sun Peaks Mountain Resort Municipality Wastewater (Sewer) Service Bylaw 0110 – 2018 on Feb 28, 2018.  Click here to access Bylaw 0111, 2018 or visit www.sunpeaksutilities.com for the official version. With the takeover of Sun Peaks Utilities  by Sun Peaks Mountain Resort Municipality, it was agreed to have Sun Peaks Utilities apply …

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 …