The Metro Wastewater Reclamation District is the wastewater treatment authority for much of metropolitan Denver and parts of northern Colorado. We are committed to protecting the environment and providing for the community's future needs.
- We serve about 2 million people who live and work within our 715-square mile service area, which includes Denver, Arvada, Aurora, Brighton, Lakewood, Thornton and Westminster.
- We collect about 130 million gallons of wastewater per day from neighborhood sewer lines and remove more than 95 percent of the pollutants before discharging it into the South Platte River.
- We make wastewater suitable for agriculture, aquatic life, industrial use, water supply and recreation.
Our mission is to protect the region’s health and environment by cleaning water and recovering resources
Doing Business With Us
Serving our local population with multiple facilities requires partnerships and services from many companies and organizations in Colorado.
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By working for a wastewater treatment facility, you can take pride in providing a critical community service and protecting our environment.
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The Metro District is committed to ensuring the accessibility of its facilities to persons with disabilities, including accessibility to our website. In pursuit of this policy, the District has adopted an implementation plan that is designed to make those portions of the website used by the public accessible to persons with disabilities and to adopt recognized website accessibility standards as soon as possible. Please email your questions to our Public Information Officer, Kelley Merritt (firstname.lastname@example.org).