Contents, June-July 2012
Volume 53, No. 4
Cover: base of the main shaft at the West Don Lands stormwater treatment facility, under construction in Toronto. Photograph courtesy
R.V. Anderson Associates/David Crowder.
See story page 12.
Going Beyond. An advanced stormwater treatment facility and outfall is being built at the West Don Lands,
site of the 2015 PanAm Games Athletes’ Village on Toronto’s waterfront.
By Peter Langan, P.Eng.,
R.V. Anderson Associates 12
Let the Waters Flow. A recent report by engineers
showed a dire need for better water and wastewater
treatment systems in First Nations communities.
By Bronwen Parsons 20
Two Pedestrian Bridges. Elegant Calgary road
crossings incorporate long drop-in girders made
of ultra-high performance concrete.
By Gamal Ghoneim, P.Eng. and
Sean Brown, P.Eng., DIALOG 26
Re-Tooled. How two consulting engineers decided
to create their own software, one for designing
electrical systems and the other
for modelling watersheds.
By Caitlin Crawshaw 34
Sharing the Load. Who is to pay for pending federal wastewater system
By Barry Steinberg, P.Eng.,
Subtle Messages. Internationally educated professionals and workplace communications.
By Marjorie Friesen31
Young Professionals and Managing “Up.” Surprising advice for those who act
as project managers.
Steeves, P.Eng. 32
THE HUMAN EDGE
Designing a World of Hope. A group of volunteers help
redesign a summer camp in the mountains of Lebanon.
By Ryan Williams, EIT.42
Up Front 6
Advertiser Index 41
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