Photo Source: "Manitoba Powerlines " (CC BY 2.0) by Matt Wiebe

Bipole III Transmission Project

Manitoba Hydro

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.

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