The Second Creek Pipeline is new infrastructure, approximately 20 miles long, to be constructed by the Metro Wastewater Reclamation District. This new pipeline will enable portions of Aurora, Brighton, Commerce City, Denver, Denver International Airport, and South Adams County to be served by the District’s Northern Treatment Plant.
These partner agencies worked with the Metro District to develop the Second Creek Basin Regional Master Plan. This collaborative effort identified the Second Creek Pipeline and its First Creek Segment as the best long-term solution to address rapid regional growth and better connect the District’s system with the 1.8 million Coloradans it serves.
Additional benefits of this gravity-powered pipeline may include:
- Closing up to seven existing pump stations
- Reducing energy use and carbon footprint
- Reducing long-term maintenance and operating costs
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