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Problem

Farmer and landholder Sten Berg wanted to create a planned community on his family’s property ... a planned community that would maximize open space, preserve wetlands, and respect the beauty and serenity of the land he loved.

Solution

For eight years, Sten petitioned Alberta regulators for a permit to install an environmentally friendly Orenco® Effluent Sewer to collect the wastewater from his master-planned community. In 2006, the system was installed and “Habitat Acres” became the first self-contained effluent sewer community in this fast-growing Canadian province.