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Square Bay Wastewater Treatment FacilityLocated in Square Bay at the end of Susan Way - D.L.2394
Facility installed by Developer - 1970

There are 93 properties fronting the system.

Min of W L A & P Permit # Date issued: No. PR-375, December, 1970.

Permitted Allowable Discharge: 171 m3 per day - to Ocean Outfall.
Permitted effluent quality: BOD 45 mg/l, TSS 45 mg/l.

This is an Aeration Facility - Activated Sludge.
The Facility and Operations Permit was turned over to the SCRD October 1, 1990.

Small sewer treatment systems are sensitive and flushing harmful contaminants or non-biodegradable materials can interrupt the treatment process. To be kind to your sewer treatment plant and reduce costs of maintenance, please read the instructions provided on what or what not to flush.

The Halfmoon Bay Liquid Waste Management Plan can be found here.

Further information on recent upgrades to the Square Bay facility and current issues that need to be addressed can be found by clicking here.

Wastewater Rates for 2022

Frontage fee: $217.42
Wastewater user fee: $786.02

  • Total increase for 2022: $150

Capital Funding Information Session

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  2. Review: Area B - Square Bay Wastewater 2020 Summer Update

A review of wastewater service utility rates is currently underway. Learn more here:

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