Fast facts about Metro Vancouver's Liquid Waste ProgramFast facts about Metro Vancouver's Liquid Waste Program2015-11-30T08:00:00ZGP0|#100994a7-ccf5-41d6-898e-bf1437a726ba;L0|#0100994a7-ccf5-41d6-898e-bf1437a726ba|Issue 15;GTSet|#d14ffe11-45dc-48fb-8684-ff109cf15a74<div class="ExternalClassA07EEB5AC0F746BF87B2835B3FB117EA"><ul><li>Metro Vancouver collects and treats the region's wastewater. </li><li>Our <a href="/services/liquid-waste/LiquidWastePublications/IntegratedLiquidWasteResourceManagementPlan.pdf"> <span lang="EN-US">Integrated Liquid Waste and Resource Management Plan</span></a> identifies what the region and its member municipalities intend to do to use liquid waste as a resource, minimize treatment costs and better protect the environment and public health</li><li>We operate five wastewater treatment plants, and maintain a region-wide network of sewers and pumping stations.  </li><li>Three of the wastewater treatment plants provide secondary treatment, and two provide primary treatment. </li><li>Over 500 km of Metro Vancouver trunk sewer mains are connected to 1000s of kilometres of municipal sewers which link 100,000s of homes and businesses to a core public health service: sewage collection and treatment.</li><li>We conduct regular environmental monitoring to ensure that the system is working well.</li><li>Every two years, Metro Vancouver reviews and <a href="/services/liquid-waste/LiquidWastePublications/2015LWMPBiennialReport-Summary.pdf"> <span lang="EN-US">reports</span></a> on what progress has been made towards the region's goals. </li></ul></div>0