Kamloops

Biosolids concerns raised in Kamloops

Dallas resident says biosolids mixing on a nearby farm property disrupts her way of life

Dallas resident says biosolids mixing on a nearby farm property disrupts her way of life

Biosolids at the Sunshine Valley Road composting site owned by BioCentral. The site did not receive new shipments of biosolids for over a month because of a blockade protesting the practice. (Samantha Garvey/CBC)

Arrow Transport has been in the biosolids business for 20 years.

They take sludge from treated sewage in Vancouver, truck it Kamloops, where they turn into topsoil for sale.

For the past 18 months, Arrow's been mixing biosolids with sawdust on a piece of the Blackwell Dairy farm property in Barnhartvale.

One neighbour spoke to Daybreak about the impact the process is having on her life.

Carol Costache lives downhill from where the biosolids mixing is taking place, not far from the company's big pile of sawdust.

To hear the interview, click the link: Biosolids concerns raised in Kamloops

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