Halalt First Nation, near Chemainus, retained Chatwin Engineering to undertake the upgrades and improvements for their water supply system.  The design services included a feasibility study of various options to improve the system and predesign, detailed design phases were completed.  The project went to construction in 2012.  The construction work involved a new well, pump house, water treatment facility, new reservoir, water supply and distribution piping to bring the Community’s water supply system up to current Canadian drinking water standards and to meet the fire protection needs for the growing Community.

The project incorporated state of the art techniques for boring under Bonsall Creek and the ICF Railroad.

Brian Chatwin, P.Eng., President of Chatwin Engineering was introduced to Sam Allman regarding the development of 28 acres of property in Nanaimo, most of it waterfront. Sam ended up hiring Brian and Chatwin Engineering to do the engineering on Sam’s 28 acre project. Read more

Thank you to the Nanaimo Chamber of Commerce for awarding Chatwin Engineering the Sterling Award.

Thanks also to Nanoose First Nations in choosing us for their Environmental and Engineering services for their Green Shore Project. Read more

From 2007-2008 Chatwin’s Environmental Team worked on and completed a project for the internationally renowned Edgewood Treatment Centre in Nanaimo.

The project included the design and construction of a pond with a small island and fountain, improvements to fish habitat in the stream below the pond, a fish friendly culvert and an extensive riparian landscape design and installation using native trees and flowering native plants. Chatwin submitted, on behalf of Edgewood, to receive the City of Nanaimo’s 2009 Green Nanaimo Award for the Green Design category and the project won!

In 2000 Chatwin Engineering won the Business Excellence Award in the category of Professional Business of the Year.

These awards are sponsored by the Business Examiner and include companies from Vancouver Island.