Cache Creek Landfill at a glance:
- Location is one of the driest climates in British Columbia, which minimizes leachate generation,
- The facility permit holders are the Village of Cache Creek and Wastech,
- Operations employ 45 people
and contributes millions annually to the local economy,
- Extensive environmental monitoring regularly conducted to ensure effectiveness of protection features,
- Regularly reviewed by a citizen's Landfill Advisory Committee, and
- Seven-hectare Annex approved in August 2009 provides capacity until the end of 2016.
The Cache Creek Landfill opened in 1989. The site covers a 48-
hectare area with a total waste capacity of approximately 10 million tonnes. In June 2009, the Cache Creek Landfill received a positive review from AMEC, an independent environmental engineering firm, commissioned by the BC Ministry of Environment.
>> download news release of AMEC report (100 KB PDF)
On August 31, 2009, the BC Ministry of Environment approved a new seven-hectare Annex on land immediately adjacent to the existing landfill. Based on the current volume of waste disposed in the landfill, the Annex extends capacity to the end of 2012.
>> Cac he Creek Landfil Annex approval news release
Current Annual Report: 2013 CCLF Annual Report and Figures (11 MB)
- Appendix I | Report: Groundwater, Gas and Sump Monitoring (1 MB)
- Appendix II |Focus Corporation Ltd.'s 2013 Surface Drainage Inspection Report (10 MB)
- Appendix III | Assessment of Vegetation Establishment, in 2013 (13 MB)
- Appendix IV | Landfill Gas Management System Monitoring (1 MB)
- Appendix V | CCLF Operational Certificate Amended on March 27, 2012 (1 MB)
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