Coquitlam Watershed

June 14, 2002

Division 6 boarded a bus bound for the Coquitlam watershed.

Division 6 on the bus

At the site of a landslide we learned about turbidity.

Division 6 at landslide

We also looked at maps showing the different watersheds serving Greater Vancouver. It was unclear if College Park is served by the Coquitlam watershed or the Seymour watershed.

Guide handing out maps

Coquitlam Lake stores the water shed from the surrounding mountains before the intake tower sends it through pipes to the ozonation plant, the chlorination plant, and then our homes.

Coquitlam Lake and intake tower


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