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Utilities

Bulk water bills are mailed out every two months at the same time as hamlet water bills.

New Utility Rates Effective May 1, 2019 (Bimonthly)

 

Residential and Bulk Water

 

 

Bulk Water

 

 

  • Residential and Agricultural

$             6.00

Per Cubic Meter

  • Commercial/Industrial

$           12.00

Per Cubic Meter

  • Hamlet Residential and Commercial

$             6.00

Per Cubic Meter

  • Seniors Apartments

$         280.00

Flat Rate

  • Municipal Water Line Fee

$           17.50

Per Water Line

  • Connection/Reconnection Fee for All Accounts

$           50.00

Per Connection

  • Renters Deposit Fee

$         500.00

One Time Charge

Wastewater

 

 

  • Residential

$           46.50

Flat Rate

  • Seniors Apartments

$         330.00

Flat Rate

  • Schools/Motels/Hotels

$         160.00

Flat Rate

  • Sewer Line Inspection

$         500.00

Flat Rate

  • Thawing of Frozen Lines

Cost Recovery

Per Line

Solid Waste (Garbage Collection)

 

 

  • Hamlet Collection

$            25.20

Flat Rate

Garbage Cans

 

 

  • Purchase

$            65.00

Per Can

  • Rental

$              6.00

Flat Rate

Shut Off/Door Notices

 

 

  • First Notice

$         25.00

Per Notice

  • Second Notice

$            25.00

Per Notice

  • Over Two Notices

$            25.00

Per Notice

 

Hamlet Water Meters

New water meters have been installed in the hamlets for more accurate readings when it comes to water billing. Below is a guide for how to read the new meters in case of an assumed water leak.

Water Meter Leak Detection

Birch Hills County Water Information Report for 2013-2018

Data for this report has been collected from the monthly water reports at the regional water plant in Eaglesham from January 2013 to December 2018.

County staff has used this data to generate a report to County Council with the intention of providing them with information not limited to water consumption, truck fill usage and water treatment costs. For a complete report click here.