Series 241 - Greater Vancouver Sewerage and Drainage District

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Greater Vancouver Sewerage and Drainage District

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    CRICH 241

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    • 1955-1994 (Creation)
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      Richmond (B.C.). Engineering & Public Works Department

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    70 cm of textual records;87 plans

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    ([19-?] -)

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    The Engineering & Public Works Division is responsible for: the engineering design, and construction of the City's infrastructure and all City owned buildings; the delivery and maintenance of the local water supply; the maintenance of the sewer and drainage, dykes and irrigation system; the maintenance and development of current and long range engineering planning, the Geographic Information System (GIS), and drafting; the coordination of garbage, recycling collection, litter collection and environmental protection services on behalf of residents; the maintenance of the City’s road network; and providing, managing and operating a mixed fleet of vehicles, heavy equipment and an assortment of specialized work units for the City operations.

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    Series consists of correspondence, memoranda, copies of bylaws, plans, and reports relating to the participation of the City of Richmond and its Engineering Department in the Greater Vancouver Sewerage and Drainage District (G.V.S. & D.D.). Records in this series cover the full range of sewerage planning and development, including financing of sewerage programs, discussion of design and construction specifications, as well as copies of contracts and tenders for services. The series contains numerous maps and plans for pump station sites and sewerage areas which often include details of surrounding topography.

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        Records relating to the city's interaction with the Geater Vancouver Sewerage and Drainage District can also be found in MR SE 240 (Sewerage)

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        BCAUL control number: CRICH-SER-241

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