Arden Consulting Engineers Ltd. provides services to the government and private sectors in the fields of onsite wastewater treatment, water supply and water treatment. We specialize in the design of water and wastewater treatment systems for rural areas not connected to the municipal infrastructure. Range and scope of services includes Environmental Impact Study reports for land dispersal of effluent, process design for wastewater treatment plants, subsurface evaluation and design of large and small scale septic systems, feasibility assessments, rural water supply, distribution and treatment.
ONSITE WASTEWATER TREATMENT (SEPTIC SYSTEMS)
We provide design services from a single family residential to the largest commercial systems.
POTABLE WATER SUPPLY AND TREATMENT
We provide services for water supply and treatment, including well pump testing, water quality evaluation and water treatment required to service new lots, work camps and commercial developments.
MANAGEMENT AND MAINTENANCE
We also provide support in the operation and maintenance of water and wastewater treatment systems.
STUDIES AND ASSESSMENTS
A site feasibility assessment is conducted to determine the property’s ability to support an on-site sewage disposal system
Arden Consulting Engineers Ltd. is a consulting engineering firm specializing in the design of decentralized water and on-site wastewater treatment systems from initial site reconnaissance, to system design, to construction review.
Our staff prides themselves on their ability to provide affordable and practical solutions to onsite wastewater treatment problems. We are up to date on the latest legislation and policy governing sewage disposal. Staff regularly attend national conferences in the on-site wastewater treatment industry to stay current on new and innovative technologies. Arden Consulting Engineers Ltd. has an outstanding reputation with regulatory agencies and in assisting homeowners and developers in obtaining sewage disposal permits. Obtaining an onsite sewage disposal permit is always the first step and often limiting factor in developing lands due to ever changing and stringent regulations governing sewage disposal. We specialize in designing innovative systems for properties exhibiting unfavourable soil conditions. Our in depth knowledge of materials and mechanical equipment comprising sewage disposal systems leads to practical cost efficient designs.
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Rob Arden – P.Eng, P.E.
Brad Driediger, EIT
Water Treatment system designed to remove Arsenic and Manganese as well as disinfect water supply at the new Aldergrove Port of Entry. Arden Consulting provided design services as well as field reviews, commissioning and confirmatory sampling to ensure the water was safe for consumption.
Sewage generated from the 50 man gas plant facility in a remote section of the north Peace River required updating to meet with current regulatory requirements. Secondary treatment and disinfection of the wastewater was added upstream of the existing storage lagoons. The treated effluent, which meets Ministry of Environment reclaimed water standards, is stored in Read more about Ring Border Gas Plant – Fort St. John[…]
This project services a 197 unit RV Park and clubhouse. Many of the RV lots contain permanent Park Model RVs on dedicated lots. In order to optimize density, the developer elected to install a Membrane Bioreactor (MBR) sewage treatment plant followed by a small foot print rapid infiltration basin. The membranes feature a nominal Read more about Bridal Falls RV Park[…]
Features advanced secondary treatment, UV disinfection and Nitrogen reduction followed by discharge to a polishing constructed wetland. Yarrow Eco-Village is a community of 35 single family residences on a 20 acre organic farm. Their vision for environmental sustainability and location within the Vedder River Fan required that their wastewater be treated to the highest possible standard Read more about Yarrow Eco-Village[…]
Provided engineering services for the design and construction of water treatment works to service an existing 46 lot subdivision. The treatment works included microfiltration, granular activated carbon, UV and chlorine to meet surface water treatment rules and remove the boil water advisory.
Provided engineering services for the design and construction of new water treatment infrastructure to service the existing 16 lot subdivision. The project was undertaken in order to meet the local health authority requirements for surface water treatment and terminate the boil water advisory.
Provided engineering services in conjunction with Ecofluid Systems Inc. to for the design and construction of an onsite wastewater treatment system for a LEED platinum building. The Leed standards required that the wastewater from the facility be treated and dispersed on site as opposed to the sanitary sewer.
Provided engineering services in conjunction with Ecofluid Systems Inc. to for the design and construction of an onsite waste-water treatment system for a LEED platinum building. The LEED standards required that the waste-water from the facility be treated and dispersed on site as opposed to the sanitary sewer.
Provided process engineering design for a wastewater treatment plant designed to treat 115 m3 per day of high strength (1,000 mg/L) poultry processing water. The design made use of commercially available polyethylene tanks and was optimized for Nitrogen removal. Treated effluent was discharged to a raised sand mound designed for in-situ de-nitrification using reactive porous Read more about Fraser Valley Duck & Goose Farm[…]
Completed the design of a new community sewage disposal system to replace an existing failed system for 22 private recreational cabins. The site provided unique challenges as it was remote, seasonally occupied, in close proximity to the Lake and not connected to the power grid.
Completed the design and obtained a water construction permit for the upgrade of the existing lake water system to meet the requirements for surface water treatment. The water treatment works consisted of microfiltration, Ultra violet light, and residual chlorination. The treatment works were sized for a capacity of 150 US gpm. Services additionally included construction Read more about Harrison Hotel[…]
Water Treatment System
Completed the design, tender, construction review and commissioning of a new water supply, treatment and distribution system to service a 71-site provincial campground. Services also included Obtaining Water Construction and Operating Permits.
Arden Consulting Engineers were retained by GVRD Parks to study alternatives for water supply to meet peak summer time demand at White Pine Beach Park. The study included an assessment of two different options for extracting water from Sasamat Lake and using it for toilet flushing to supplement two low yield drilled wells as well Read more about GVRD – White Pine Beach Water Supply System[…]
Arden Consulting Engineers Ltd. were retained to develop water supply, water treatment system and infrastructure to support their 200 man construction camp, office buildings and dining hall. The water supply system included the completion of an 8\” diameter, 70 foot deep drilled well producing 50 US gpm. The treatment system included four 5,000 Igal water Read more about Peter Kiewit Sons – North Harrison Lake[…]
Assisted H.J. Developments in planning, development and design of a new water distribution and treatment system to service 18 lots. Water treatment includes chlorination and UV disinfection.
Conducted an Environmental Impact Assessment for the discharge of 23,000 litres per day of treated effluent to a subsurface disposal field. The design considered subsurface groundwater mounding and effluent travel time to down gradient receptors. Prepared construction drawings detailing the treatment works and forced discharge system which consisted of 750 lineal meters of pressurised effluent Read more about Royalwood Golf Course – Sardis, BC[…]
Completed a design of a new onsite wastewater treatment system and disposal field to service a busy 24-hour truck stop diner convenience store and gas station in Hope. The new system replaced a malfunctioning existing system and created peace of mind for the owner/operator. The system was designed for a peak flow rate of 21,000 Read more about J’s Flood Hope Husky – Hope, BC[…]
Provided engineering services for potable water supply and sewage disposal to enable the development of a 150 unit RV Park and 15 cabins. Services included feasibility assessment, well flow testing, environmental impact study, detailed design for the septic field, water treatment plant and sewage treatment plant as well as tendering, construction review and commissioning.
Arden Consulting Engineers in conjunction with Kala GeoSciences completed the design for a new subsurface pressure distribution septic field and sewage treatment plant to replace the aged existing system. The system services a busy highway rest stop and was designed for a peak flow of 26 m3/day.
Completed the design and oversaw the installation of a new wastewater treatment system and raised sand mound disposal system for the Zopikos rest stop near the Coquihalla Summit. The project was featured in the Fall 2009 issue of Installer Magazine.
Completed the design for a Type3 wastewater treatment plant and raised sand mound disposal field to service an 80-unit RV park. Services also included construction review and commissioning.
Provided engineering services for the design, specification and tendering of a new sewage treatment plant to service the Alouette campground of Golden Ears Provincial Park. The sewage treatment plant was designed for a capacity of 75m3 per day. Services additionally included the development of tender and contract documents to facilitate the bidding process and manage Read more about Golden Ears Provincial Park Sewage Treatment Plant[…]
Arden Consulting Engineers Ltd. was retained by Peter Kiewit Sons to design a sewer collection system, wastewater treatment plant and septic field to service a remote 200 man construction camp. The system was designed for a flow rate of 45,000 L per day. Services included design, regulatory liaison, construction supervison and commissioning of the treatment Read more about Peter Kiewit Sons Company – North Harrison Lake Construction Camp[…]
Provided Engineering services to the strata council of Lillooet Lake Estates with respect to planning, development and design of a new water distribution and treatment system to replace an aged non-conforming system. The new system includes an intake structure from an underground spring, an upper and lower water storage reservoir, each of 55m3 capacity, and Read more about Lillooet Lake Estates – Lillooet Lake, BC[…]
ACE along with Tri-City Contracting Ltd. were recently awarded a design build contract for expansion of the existing washroom facilities and upgrade to the sewage disposal and water supply systems servicing the washrooms at the Coquihalla Toll Plaza. Our innovative concept involved treating the wastewater to a standard such that it could be reclaimed and Read more about Coquihalla Toll Plaza[…]
Responsible for the design, tender, construction review and commissioning of a subsurface pressure distribution septic field to service the Coquihalla Toll Booth.
Completed an Investigation and assessment of the malfunctioned Onsite Wastewater Treatment System. Presented rational for failure of the existing system and provided an innovative solution for mitigation of the problem by using a portion of the existing infrastructure. This resulted in significant cost savings to the client. (Environment Canada)
Provided engineering services for a new onsite wastewater treatment system to service a 20 bed fishing lodge. (Tweedsmuir Provincial Park)
Provided assistance to Teen Challenge Women’s Center located on Sumas Mountain, to permit the expansion their existing facility to accommodate 20 new beds for students. ACE staff provided engineering services to locate a new area with suitable subsurface conditions to support a subsurface disposal field for a design flow of 4,500 Lpd, developed construction drawings Read more about Teen Challenge – Abbotsford, BC[…]
Assisted the Black Tusk Village Strata Council in developing economically viable solutions for retrofitting and upgrading a problematic 20-year-old treatment plant using existing tanks and infrastructure. The existing high maintenance system was converted to the extended aeration process.
ACE has been involved with the design of over 250 single-family residential sewage disposal systems.
Surrey BC. Design of a subsurface disposal field to replace the existing system servicing the restrooms at the Port Kells swimming pool.
Provided engineering services for the design and development of a satellite wastewater treatment plant and ground disposal system to service a 27 lot residential subdivision overlooking Kalamalka Lake in Oyama. Services included initial site reconnaissance, development of an Environmental Impact study report, regulatory liaison, system design and construction review.