Water services bolstered south of the FraserWater services bolstered south of the Fraser<div class="ExternalClassAE01B4D78E2146C0902889ABE725A951"><p>​Metro Vancouver is constructing new water mains, reservoirs and pump stations south of the Fraser River to meet the needs of the growing population and continue the delivery of clean, safe drinking water across the region.</p><p>Over the next decade, more than 23 kilometres of new water mains will be built in the cities of Surrey and Delta, along with several in-system storage reservoirs and pump stations, which will help to ensure the reliable delivery of drinking water from our watersheds to member jurisdictions for distribution to homes and businesses.</p><p>Water main projects include: South Delta Main replacement, Port Mann Main South, Whalley Main, Kennedy Newton Main and Annacis Water Main South. The new Clayton Reservoir in the City of Surrey was commissioned in 2018, replacing the existing Clayton Tank, and will be followed by construction of the Newton Pump Station No. 2 and Fleetwood Reservoir projects. In the Township of Langley, construction has begun on the Jericho Reservoir, while the Hellings Reservoir project in the City of Delta is scheduled to begin in 2020. </p><p>Seismic upgrades to the Pebble Hill Reservoir in South Delta and the Sunnyside Reservoir in South Surrey are also planned for this same period with construction scheduled to begin in late 2019. </p><p>All of these projects will help ensure our member jurisdictions south of the Fraser River have access to high quality drinking water well into the future. </p></div>http://www.metrovancouver.org/metroupdate/PublishingImages/issue50-waterservices.jpg2019-02-28T08:00:00ZGP0|#cad60d88-5c0c-483d-8c0b-877fe7cac52a;L0|#0cad60d88-5c0c-483d-8c0b-877fe7cac52a|Issue 50;GTSet|#d14ffe11-45dc-48fb-8684-ff109cf15a74<div class="ExternalClassAF3B6E3C228E41869729D29745D347DA"><p>​Metro Vancouver is constructing new water mains, reservoirs and pump stations south of the Fraser River to meet the needs of the growing population and continue the delivery of clean, safe drinking water across the region.</p></div>0A rendering of the new Jericho reservoir