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About Water Services, About Water ServicesAbout Water Services<div class="ExternalClassD5C3530CF29D443C9D930522F8CE498D">Metro Vancouver’s role in providing and delivering drinking water, reports and resources, campaign material, and Regional Water Development Cost Charges. ​<span id="ms-rterangecursor-start"></span><span id="ms-rterangecursor-end"></span><br></div>
Water Sources and Supply, Water Sources and SupplyWater Sources and Supply<div class="ExternalClass675BEF02E8ED406BBF18E45C4ABE57DA">Metro Vancouver watersheds and reservoirs, including reservoir levels and water use, planning for future water supply, and the Lower Seymour Conservation Reserve.​<span id="ms-rterangecursor-start"></span><span id="ms-rterangecursor-end"></span><br></div>
Water Quality, Treatment and Testing, Water Quality, Treatment and TestingWater Quality, Treatment and Testing<div class="ExternalClass1798BA0394B540CF9ED4E69023469768">Metro Vancouver’s Water treatment and facilities, water quality and testing, and the Water Wagon and Tap Water Team.​<span id="ms-rterangecursor-start"></span><span id="ms-rterangecursor-end"></span><br></div>
Water Conservation, Water ConservationWater Conservation<div class="ExternalClass40D38B96EF29496E8B988075440BD625">Public outreach for conservation initiatives including lawn watering regulations, We Love Water - tips to conserve water at home, and lawn care and maintenance tips.​<span id="ms-rterangecursor-start"></span><span id="ms-rterangecursor-end"></span><br></div>
Projects and Initiatives, Projects and InitiativesProjects and Initiatives<div class="ExternalClass40E4F88C2ECE49C384C5F1AD8ADE45C5">Construction projects, corrosion control program, dam safety enhancement projects and programs, and public engagement initiatives related to Water Services.​<span id="ms-rterangecursor-start"></span><span id="ms-rterangecursor-end"></span><br></div>




What We Do, What We DoWhat We Do<div class="ExternalClass9AE8AB912DA1440F9EA7BB9EFC38B47C">Metro Vancouver provides a reliable supply of high-quality drinking water to member jurisdictions who then distributes the water to residents and businesses.​​<br></div>
The Regional System, The Regional SystemThe Regional System<div class="ExternalClassAF195B8CE31D441B9896FC80BFCC9CFA">Metro Vancouver’s system of watersheds, dams, treatment facilities, reservoirs, pump stations and water mains transmits water to member jurisdictions for distribution to residents and businesses.​<span id="ms-rterangecursor-start"></span><span id="ms-rterangecursor-end"></span><br></div>
Drinking Water Management Plan, Drinking Water Management PlanDrinking Water Management Plan<div class="ExternalClass9D56BC3998F043D7A2BAC91C0A65A266">The Drinking Water Management Plan sets the direction and priority for regional drinking water initiatives.​<span id="ms-rterangecursor-start"></span><span id="ms-rterangecursor-end"></span><br></div>
Reports, Policies, and Resources, Reports, Policies, and ResourcesReports, Policies, and Resources<div class="ExternalClassB64A59519F6F4D10A3BF6648DE02280C">Plans, annual reports, policies,​ and resources on water conservation, watershed management, water consumption, and water quality.​​​<br></div>
Resources for Local Governments, Resources for Local GovernmentsResources for Local Governments<div class="ExternalClassD3DD3105D5784114923D5FBD840FB3BA">Operations and maintenance information, and policy and best practices guides.​<span id="ms-rterangecursor-start"></span><span id="ms-rterangecursor-end"></span><br></div>
Campaign Materials, Campaign MaterialsCampaign Materials<div class="ExternalClass0F111F7A025E4586848E4C2218E472F1">Metro Vancouver creates communication materials to share with member jurisdictions to support lawn watering regulations and water conservation.​<span id="ms-rterangecursor-start"></span><span id="ms-rterangecursor-end"></span> </div>
Regional Water Development Cost Charge, Regional Water Development Cost ChargeRegional Water Development Cost Charge<div class="ExternalClass88B856EB3ADE4FFF93D98D8AF97465C9">Metro Vancouver is pursuing legislative changes with the Province to enable development cost charges (DCCs) to be collected to pay for regional water infrastructure.​​<br></div>


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