The City collects and treats on average, 346,000,000 US gallons (2012 statistics) of sewage effluent each year. The City has a unique partnership with Cariboo Pulp Mill, in that the Mill treats the City’s sewage, saving the City many thousands of dollars in not having to operate its own treatment plant.

Sewer and water main distance (in kilometres)

  • 23 km storm sewers
  • 77 km sanitary sewers
  • 87 km water mains
  • Total sewer and water main distance: 187 kilometres

Red Bluff sewer system

The Cariboo Regional District operates the Red Bluff sewer system (which affects City residents in South Quesnel).