Overview

Forty new Alberta schools have been built since 2008 under Public-private partnerships (P3) contracts. All of these schools, owned and operated by various school jurisdictions across Alberta, are now in the operations phase and maintained by the P3 Contractor.

The Evan-Thomas Water and Wastewater Treatment Facility in Kananaskis Country was expanded and upgraded using a P3 delivery method. The facility is in the operations phase and operated by the P3 Contractor.

Phase 1 schools

In September 2008, the Alberta government entered into an agreement with BBPP Alberta Schools Limited to design, build, finance and maintain (DBFM) 18 new schools. School construction was completed in June 2010.

BBPP will maintain the schools until June 2040. BBPP’s performance is monitored by the Alberta government throughout this period.

Phase 2 schools

In April 2010, the Alberta government entered into an agreement with B2L Partnership for the DBFM of 10 new Alberta schools. School construction was completed in June 2012.

B2L Partnership will maintain the schools until June 2042. B2L’s performance is monitored by the Alberta government throughout this period.

Phase 3 schools

In September 2012, the Alberta government entered into an agreement with ABC Schools Partnership for the DBFM of 12 new Alberta schools. School construction was completed in June 2014.

ABC Schools Partnership will maintain the schools until June 2044. ABC’s performance is monitored by the Alberta government throughout this period.

Evan-Thomas Water and Wastewater Treatment Facility

Under the P3 delivery model of Design, Build, Finance and Operate (DBFO), EPCOR designed, built and provided partial financing for the project.

EPCOR is also responsible for operating the new water treatment plant, the new wastewater treatment plant, and the water storage and distribution systems until 2024 (10 years).

Ownership of the facility remains with the Alberta government. This project was completed in 2014. EPCOR’s performance is monitored by the Alberta government throughout the 10-year period.

Contact

To connect with the Properties Division:

Phone: 780-643-0654
Toll free: 310-0000 before the phone number (in Alberta)
Fax: 780-427-9550
Email: suzanne.bugeaud@gov.ab.ca
Alberta Schools Alternative Procurement
6950 113 Street
Edmonton, Alberta  T6H 5V7