Water & Sewer
Biggar is supplied with treated water from the Biggar Water Treatment Plant.
Requesting Water Service
The following items are required by the Town prior to turning on the water:
- Water Meter Deposit of $100.00
- Date you want the water service turned on
In person at the office by cheque, cash or debit/credit.
Water service will not be in place if the above requirements are not met. Water service can only be turned on if someone is at the house. For new homes requiring a meter install, please contact the Town Office for a water and sewer line to be installed.
Water bills are processed and mailed on on the last days of the specific billing period.
Jan 1st - Feb 28th/29th Utility Bill - Minimum Billing (based on a usage of 4,000 gallons)
March 1st to April 30th Utility Bill - Actual Reading Billing
May 1st to June 30th Utility Bill - Minimum Billing (based on a usage of 4,000 gallons)
July 1st to August 31st Utility Bill - Actual Reading Billing
Sept 1st to October 31st Utility Bill - Minimum Billing (based on a usage of 4,000 gallons)
November 1st - December 31st Utility Bill - Actual Reading Billing
The utility bills are due and payable 38 days after the billing date. Water and Sewer cut off notices are then sent and services will be disconnected approximately 10 days from that notice if the account has not been paid. A re-connection fee of $75.00 will be charged in order to get your services turned back on.
A minimum bill for residential services is $85.00 for 4,000 gallons depending on how much water you use. If you use more then 4,000 gallons you will be billed an overage charge of $4.25/1,000 gallons of water. Please use the Quick Links on the right to view the complete Water and Sewer Rate Bylaw, Rate Policy, Waterworks & Water Quality Report and Annual Financials.