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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>




Operations and Maintenance, Operations and MaintenanceOperations and Maintenance<div class="ExternalClass98704D5B86424EB1A1CC9ADA3C3234CC">This information is for member jurisdiction staff and includes Metro Vancouver maintenance department staff contacts and 24-hour emergency contact. ​<span id="ms-rterangecursor-start"></span><span id="ms-rterangecursor-end"></span><br></div>
Application for Direct Water Connection, Application for Direct Water ConnectionApplication for Direct Water Connection<div class="ExternalClassEE112BAE73D14AFB87B1B40B07C90C24">Member jurisdictions must complete an application to request a connection to Metro Vancouver’s regional water transmission system.​<span id="ms-rterangecursor-start"></span><span id="ms-rterangecursor-end"></span><br></div>
Water Metering in Metro Vancouver, Water Metering in Metro VancouverWater Metering in Metro Vancouver<div class="ExternalClassCA42CAC5CA1A4105A2D06D3A89FB1B46">Metro Vancouver meters all water delivered to member jurisdictions. Member jurisdictions are responsible for decision making on water metering of residences and businesses.​<span id="ms-rterangecursor-start"></span><span id="ms-rterangecursor-end"></span><br></div>
GIS Map of the Regional Drinking Water System, GIS Map of the Regional Drinking Water SystemGIS Map of the Regional Drinking Water System<div class="ExternalClass5362C1CC8ED44B08923B9DC976154C51">This GIS map supports member jurisdiction and planning engineers to view the regional drinking water system: pump stations, re-chlorination stations, reservoirs, and water mains. ​<span id="ms-rterangecursor-start"></span><span id="ms-rterangecursor-end"></span><br></div>
Drinking Water Conservation Plan, Drinking Water Conservation PlanDrinking Water Conservation Plan<div class="ExternalClass2E32BE86E6C54466B03EC3EABAC859D9">The Drinking Water Conservation Plan manages the use of drinking water during periods of high demand.​​<br></div>

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