McElhanney completed numerous combined trunk sewer separations strategies over the past seven years for Metro Vancouver.
Due to ongoing drainage issues, the City of Vancouver hired McElhanney to help make improvements to the Southlands drainage network.
McElhanney was engaged to undertake a functional servicing study for the Spitzee Crossing in High River, AB.
McElhanney worked with the City of Vancouver to analyze overland flow paths in the Broadway Plan Area through a 2D hydrologic-hydraulic model.
The Town of View Royal’s sanitary sewer master plan was last updated in 2005. Since then, the region has undergone significant growth, and their plan and systems need to be upgraded. Currently their sanitary sewer system is comprised of a gravity collection pipe network and 17 pumping stations. View Royal hired McElhanney to update past system models to reflect current operating conditions, to assess existing system conditions and service life, and prepare a capital plan list to help the town prioritize short-term and long-term upgrades.
The Uplands is a 400-unit subdivision in the District of Oak Bay, and was originally developed in the early 1900s. The District hired McElhanney to develop six options for separate sewer and stormwater systems with service to each residence in the Uplands. The District’s primary goal is to eliminate combined system overflows to the ocean, and reduce overall volume to the CRD system. McElhanney created and documented each option with enough detail to allow for public review and a council decision on the preferred option.