Bipole III Transmission Project
February 2009 to April 2011
Environmental Assessment for an approximately 1350km long high-voltage 500 kV DC transmission line in Manitoba. Working with MMM Group (now WSP), Somia Sadiq from our team was responsible for managing the socio-economic assessment component, designing and overseeing implementation of a traditional knowledge program, managing studies commissioned to look potential impacts of electric and magnetic fields as related to the project, and assisting Manitoba Hydro with developing work plans for community-led traditional knowledge gathering programs. Project involved looking at multiple alternative routing options within the designated study area and a desktop review for feasibility of underground and underwater options.