FNHA Sewage 101

Presenting Organization: FNHA


First Nations Health Authority presents a general introduction to wastewater and sewage options available for your community. This workshop will include an introduction to relevant standards and guidelines, ROWP’s, sewage influence on infrastructure, and operations & maintenance. Roles and responsibility of the community and FNHA will also be discussed. There will be opportunities to engage such as case studies and a scenario based game.


  • Kimberley Brown, P.Eng., Public Health Engineer
  • Tzvetelina Petkova, FNHA Environmental Health Officer
  • Priscilla Cheung, FNHA Environmental Health Officer

Speaker bios

Kimberley Brown is new to FNHA as their second Public Health Engineer. She has previous experience in Indigenous Infrastructure & Asset Management and Water Treatment Design.  She takes pride in working with First Nations, a member of the Lax Kw'alaams band herself, of mixed-Northwestern European & Tsimshian descent.


Tzvetelina Petkova is an Environmental Health Officer certified and has been with First Nations Health Authority since 2021. Previously Tzvetelina worked as an EHO with Alberta Health Services and Interior Health. She lives on the traditional territory of Ktunaxa and supports the five bands in the Kootenay region.


Priscilla Cheung is an Environmental Health Officer certified by the Canadian Institute of Public Health Inspectors (CIPHI). Priscilla has been working for the First Nations Health Authority for over 7 years. Priscilla is currently based in Kamloops where she works with various First Nations Bands in the Interior-Salish Secwepemc territory to provide essential environmental health services to keep water, food, land, air, and facilities safe.