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Citing poor conditions on natural turf following rain, New Westminster groups lobby for artificial turf field

Existing natural grass fields are located on a flood plain and are subject to poor conditions, groups say

March 22, 2023  By Turf & Rec

A request has been made to the City of New Westminster, B.C. for the construction of an artificial turf field and all-weather track in the Queensborough area. Representatives of local schools’ parent advisory groups and the city’s soccer club spoke to council about the need for such a facility, saying Queensborough’s natural turf sports fields are located in a flood plain which leads to poor soil conditions following rain events.


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