Blatchford Summer 2017 Newsletter

Construction update In just a few short months, major progress has been made at the Blatchford site. Since the 2017 construction season started in May, crews have been busy installing the underground utilities that will service the first residential stage, working on Airport Road to connect Blatchford to existing utilities outside the site, and installing…

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July Construction Update

We are about halfway through the 2017 construction season, and the Blatchford site is changing every day! Road work on Airport Road is now complete, the majority of the water and sewer lines have been installed and connected, and progress is being made on the District Energy Sharing System (DESS). In June, crews were working…

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June Construction Update

Crews have been hard at work at Blatchford since the start of the construction season in May. In just over a month and a half, crews have made major progress installing the underground utilities that will service the first residential stage. The work includes installing storm, sanitary and water mains, as well as piping for…

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Blatchford construction season is underway!

The Blatchford 2017 construction season kicked off this week, with crews mobilizing on site to begin installation of the underground utilities that will service the first residential stage. The work planned for the first part of 2017 includes installation of storm, sanitary and water servicing as well as piping for the district energy sharing system….

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Sustainable management of water

Blatchford has the unique opportunity to build environmental sustainability into the community’s infrastructure from the ground up. This means that the cornerstones of sustainability — energy, water, transportation — are all being thoughtfully designed to reduce environmental impact. We have already shared part of our energy strategy to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in the community,…

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Blatchford Winter 2017 Newsletter

Blatchford diverts 92% of materials from landfill! Blatchford has exceeded the recycling target set for building removals at the site! In order to maximize the sustainability goals at every stage of development, the City of Edmonton set a target to reuse or recycle 80 per cent of materials from the former airport buildings. So far,…

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