We're willing to bet that our sanitary sewer system is not something that comes up a lot in your everyday conversations (unless you're talking about creepy clowns or 130-tonne 'fatburgs.') And that's okay! We make it our business to think about the sewer system for you, ensuring that it can handle all the waste from our sinks, showers, and toilets, and keep flowing, problem free.
By District Staff on Tuesday, Nov 14, 2017
By District Staff on Friday, Oct 27, 2017
To the casual observer, our approach to adding new cycling infrastructure may seem a bit unfocussed; a couple of blocks of bike lane here, a few more blocks there... but seldom long, continuous stretches that connect key destinations. But while it may seem like we're busy building bike lanes to nowhere, the truth is, we have a plan!
By District Staff on Thursday, Oct 19, 2017
The DNV is one of the world's best places to live, work, and play, due in no small part to our beautiful natural setting — mountain vistas, towering trees, ocean playgrounds, and streams and creeks brimming with life. But living in a rain forest comes with a certain level of risk.
By District Staff on Wednesday, Oct 4, 2017
You might think that reducing the energy consumption of District facilities and operations would involve lots of solar panels, wind turbines, and other renewable energy sources. But for District Energy Manager Monica Samuda Poitras and Energy Specialist Paul Forsyth, saving energy (and money) begins with the basics.
By District Staff on Friday, Jul 14, 2017
Between work, the grocery shopping, and rushing the kids off to soccer practice, we rarely see our neighbours. And when we do, they’re just as busy as we are. Truly connecting with the guy next door sometimes takes a little more than just a friendly wave over the garden roses. We want to help.