Surrey receives water from 6 Metro Vancouver reservoirs and a number of direct connections from Metro Vancouver transmission mains;
We provide drinking water to 90,000 properties and over 502,000 residents through 1800 kilometre water main network, 9 pump stations, 51 sampling stations, and 150 pressure reducing stations;
62,000 residents and businesses use a water meter;
In winter, the average daily consumption is 160,000 m3, or equivalent to the volume of 300 Newton wave pools. In the summer, the demand for water is about 50% more than the winter usage. This is primarily due to lawn sprinkling. The average yearly amount fills BC Place Stadium 24 times!
We supply water to 9400 fire hydrants for fire protection.