infrastructure

The Centennial Pool change house will be upgraded to improve its accessibility using one of two designs being considered. Photo by Sean Feagan / Campbell River Mirror

City launches survey on competing Centennial Pool change house designs

One design keeps overall layout, the other features shift to ‘changing village’

 

Road work

Delays expected in south Campbell River as sewers are upgraded

Construction will begin Monday, July 19 and is expected to last four weeks

 

The last mile connections go between homes and the subsea cable network. Photo courtesy SRD.

High-speed Internet coming to Cortes Island

SRD receives funding for Connected Coast last mile hook ups

 

A cyclist travels on the updated waterfront trail in Campbell River that will be paved once concrete finishing is complete. Photo by Sean Feagan / Campbell River Mirror

Waterfront Project progressing towards completion

Previously overhead services now underground, meaning poles can be removed

A cyclist travels on the updated waterfront trail in Campbell River that will be paved once concrete finishing is complete. Photo by Sean Feagan / Campbell River Mirror
The SRD has written letters to ISED in opposition to any Telus cell towers on Quadra and Cortes Islands. File photo, Black Press

‘David and Goliath fight’ between SRD and Telus continues

SRD writes letter to ISED in opposition until ‘proper consultation’ complete

The SRD has written letters to ISED in opposition to any Telus cell towers on Quadra and Cortes Islands. File photo, Black Press
The water rates for northern Area D are too high for some to afford, according to Director Brenda Leigh. Submitted photo

SRD Director seeks relief for high water rates in northern Area D

‘We’re paying quadruple what people in Campbell River pay for water’ — Director Brenda Leigh

The water rates for northern Area D are too high for some to afford, according to Director Brenda Leigh. Submitted photo
Conflicting accounts of connectivity speed has created a hurdle for the Connected Coast project. File photo, Black Press
Conflicting accounts of connectivity speed has created a hurdle for the Connected Coast project. File photo, Black Press
Undersea cables are towed out into position. Photo Baylink Networks.

SRD looks at last-mile agreements for Connected Coast project

District to borrow up to $12 million — pending electoral approval

Undersea cables are towed out into position. Photo Baylink Networks.
City of Campbell River crews work to repair a four-inch water main near Carihi Secondary School. Photo by Marc Kitteringham, Campbell River Mirror

Main break leaves Campbell River neighbourhood without water

Students sent home early from Carihi Secondary, businesses closed

City of Campbell River crews work to repair a four-inch water main near Carihi Secondary School. Photo by Marc Kitteringham, Campbell River Mirror
The City of Campbell River says it has a plan for the sewer capacity issues at the south end of town. Black Press File Photo

City of Campbell River says it has a plan for south-end sewer capacity issues

The plan is to complete the necessary sewer upgrades by this fall

The City of Campbell River says it has a plan for the sewer capacity issues at the south end of town. Black Press File Photo
The City of Campbell River is moving forward with a climate change adaptation plan. Photo by Mark Seal

City of Campbell River adopts climate adaptation plan

Council to prioritize actions at future meeting

The City of Campbell River is moving forward with a climate change adaptation plan. Photo by Mark Seal
(File photo)

Campbell River’s sewer system is at capacity for southernmost residents

City says no more homes can be hooked into the sewer system at the south end at this point

(File photo)
Some recommendations from the Downtown Safety Select Committee have been approved by Campbell River City Council, including removing the glass stage covering at Spirit Square. Photo by Marc Kitteringham, Campbell River Mirror

Council going ahead with removing Spirit Square stage covering

But mayor acknowledges need for ‘welcoming, warm place with support services’

Some recommendations from the Downtown Safety Select Committee have been approved by Campbell River City Council, including removing the glass stage covering at Spirit Square. Photo by Marc Kitteringham, Campbell River Mirror
The SRD will be doing work on the water system in Area D in April. SRD photo

Water system work scheduled for Area D

Work scheduled from April 6-13

The SRD will be doing work on the water system in Area D in April. SRD photo
An overview of the proposed wastewater outfall for Tlowitsis First Nation – prepared by Chatwin Engineering – submitted to the Ministry of Transport.

SRD ‘cannot support’ Tlowitsis sewage outfall

Policies in Oyster Bay Buttle Lake OCP call for protection of foreshore and aquatic habitat

An overview of the proposed wastewater outfall for Tlowitsis First Nation – prepared by Chatwin Engineering – submitted to the Ministry of Transport.
The Port Alice pulp mill has been dormant since 2015. (North Island Gazette file photo)

Parts recycled, life returning to inlet as old Port Alice mill decommissioned

Bankruptcy company oversees de-risking the site, water treatment and environmental monitoring

  • Mar 7, 2021
The Port Alice pulp mill has been dormant since 2015. (North Island Gazette file photo)
BC Hydro is replacing streetlights across the province, with Strathcona Regional District communities this week. (Submitted photo)

Streetlights to be replaced in SRD communities

LEDs chosen for energy efficiency and to reduce glare

BC Hydro is replacing streetlights across the province, with Strathcona Regional District communities this week. (Submitted photo)
Undersea cables are towed out into position. Photo Baylink Networks.

Quadra Island director concerned about Telus’ wireless plan

‘A rather inappropriate move by a multi-billion dollar company’ — Abram

Undersea cables are towed out into position. Photo Baylink Networks.
Campbell River’s CRadvantage system will be expanded thanks to iTel Networks. File photo

Campbell River to expand CRadvantage network

Service expanded for local businesses

Campbell River’s CRadvantage system will be expanded thanks to iTel Networks. File photo
For the Connected Coast project, the Strathcona Regional District will be installing fibre optics. A construction contract was awarded for the project. File photo, Black Press
For the Connected Coast project, the Strathcona Regional District will be installing fibre optics. A construction contract was awarded for the project. File photo, Black Press