KGS Group brings home five awards from the ACEC-MB Awards


Apr 19, 2024

KGS Group won four Awards of Excellence and one Award of Merit at the annual Association of Consulting Engineering Companies Manitoba (ACEC-MB) Awards!  

Congratulations to the teams who worked on these projects in all capacities, roles and responsibilities. Read more about each of the projects and the work our team did below. 


Rehabilitation of the Davis Diversion Intake: A Novel Environmental Solution

Award of Excellence (Environmental Category)

Operation of the original Davis Diversion has, in the past, resulted in stranding of at-risk fish species. KGS Group developed the design and oversaw construction of a new weir with a Coanda fish exclusion screen combined with a new fishway. 

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RAS Piping Refurbishment - Extending the Life of Critical Process Piping

Award of Excellence (Industrial Category)

KGS Group spearheaded the structural renewal of almost 2,000 feet of over 30-year-old, leaking Return Activated Sludge (RAS) piping at the City of Winnipeg’s North End Water Pollution Control Centre, which treats 187.5 million litres of wastewater daily. 

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Newton Force Main River Crossing

Award of Excellence (Municipal & Water Technology Category)

This project replaced a failing system to ensure the safe, daily conveyance of over 2.3 million litres of wastewater across the Red River in Winnipeg. An alternate alignment was developed to both reroute the Newton force main and install it safely within the bedrock below the river. 

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Pioneering Sustainable Solutions: University of Manitoba Fort Garry Campus Riverbank Asset Management

Award of Excellence (Infrastructure Category)

Uncontrolled water discharge from a culvert was threatening the integrity of the riverbank and a significant portion of Sifton Road on the University of Manitoba Fort Garry campus. KGS Group provided engineering expertise to rebuild the culvert, Sifton Road and an innovative reconstructed dike system with a lightweight fill material anchored with helical piles. 

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Swimming Towards Sustainability: Crossing Enhancements on Beaver Creek at Historic Fort Ellice

Award of Merit (Small Projects Category)

This project focused on modifying a concrete ford crossing that impedes fish migration on Beaver Creek, enhancing bi-directional fish passage, while maintaining structural integrity and minimizing ecological disruption. 

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