I’ve been a member of BC Hydro’s Campbell River System Hydroelectric Facilities Liaison Committee for about five years. At numerous meetings I saw a lot of figures.
The $1 billion price tag for the new John Hart powerhouse was one. Then there were other architectural, engineering and structural numbers. None of which I can really say I understood.
But after a tour of the new underground facilities recently, I learned of two almost unbelievable numbers.
The first one was 3,750,000.
That was the person hours it took to build the facility.
The second one was 0.
That was the number of lost time hours due to injury…read more