DENVER, April 22 — The Metro Wastewater Reclamation District (Metro District) recognizes the professionals who collaborate every day to treat and return nearly 130 million gallons of clean water to the South Platte River every day.
“Wastewater treatment facilities across the country provide vital services that protect the public health and environment in the communities we serve,” said District Manager Mickey Conway.  “These services are particularly important as dedicated employees continue to provide essential services during the evolving COVID-19 outbreak.”
Governor Jared Polis proclaims the period between April 20,2020 and April 24, 2020, as WASTEWATER WORKER RECOGNITION WEEK.
Click on the PDF below to read the full proclamation.
About Metro Wastewater Reclamation District
The Metro District was formed under Colorado law in 1961 and is the largest wastewater treatment facility in the Rocky Mountain West.  The district works with 60 local governments, including cities, sanitation districts, and water and sanitation districts. They, in turn, provide retail wastewater service to about 2 million people in a 715 square-mile service area in metropolitan Denver. 
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