Golden Landfill

In 2020, the CSRD engaged Golder Associates Ltd. to prepare a report examining options and associated costs/tipping fees for various scenarios associated with the Golden Landfill. 

CSRD staff will be providing the Town of Golden Council an overview of the report at an upcoming council meeting on August 18, 2020 and intends on hosting a public meeting to discuss options for the Golden landfill in the fall of 2020, COVID-19 restrictions permitting. 

View Alternative Options report
View Cost Assessment Addendum
View Alternative Site Map

The public will be advised through our website and social media platforms when a decision on a meeting date has been confirmed.


The CSRD conducts regular water sampling and water quality testing at all of its landfill sites. The Summer 2020 project is now complete and results are available by clicking below.

Water Quality Results - Sept. 2020


In 2019, the CSRD hired Golder Associates Ltd., an environmental engineering firm specializing in landfill design and management, to provide the following documents for the Golden Landfill:

Design, Operation, and Closure Plan - Update
Landfill Monitoring Plan - Update
Landfill Conformance Review Report

These documents were submitted to the Ministry of Environment for approval. The CSRD received the Ministry's approval with conditions on May 4, 2020.

Landfill Design, Operations, and Closure Plan Update - Approval Letter
Reasons for Decision - Golden Landfill
Ministry Assessment Report
Groundwater Review
Groundwater Monitoring Review