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Our Vision

We strive to be a responsible leader, an innovative clean water partner, and a great place to work.

Our Mission

We protect the region’s health and environment by cleaning water and recovering resources. 

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Latest From the Newsroom

Virtual classroom teaches wastewater treatment to Colorado and beyond

Metro Water Recovery wins industry award for work to educate a new generation on water stewardship  DENVER — Metro Water Recovery has taken its education program to a new level […]

Metro Water Recovery’s work leads to healthier South Platte River 

DENVER – Aquatic diversity in the South Platte River continues to improve with the help of wastewater treatment upgrades and environmental work, according to Metro Water Recovery’s recently released 2022 […]

Metro Water Recovery expands service area near Brighton. Todd Creek Village Metropolitan District becomes 62nd connector 

BRIGHTON — Providing water treatment and resource recovery across the growing Front Range, Metro Water Recovery has welcomed Todd Creek Village Metropolitan District as its newest connector.  As a wholesale […]

Inspiring Future Workers at Metro Water Recovery

DENVER, Col. – Take Your Kids to Work Day will kick off on Thursday, April 27 at Metro Water Recovery’s Northern Treatment Plant, 51 Baseline Road, Brighton, CO, 80603.  Metro […]

Metro Receives National Award for Interactive Website

Metro Water Recovery (Metro) received a 2023 National Environmental Achievement Award from the National Association of Clean Water Agencies for its interactive webpage: How We Transform Wastewater.

Metro Wastewater Reclamation District Becomes Metro Water Recovery

DENVER, September 1 — After years of research and collaboration, the Metro Wastewater Reclamation District welcomes a new name Metro Water Recovery – which better reflects the value we bring […]