Water & Sanitary
Water and sanitary services are provided by the Regional Municipality of Durham.
Regional Water Supply
Water for Durham Region is supplied by three separate plants. Water-pumping stations and water storage reservoirs are controlled by a central computer system.
- Elevated water storage facilities provide water by gravity for balancing pressures, fire protection, and an emergency reserve
- The Region ensures that the water supply is safe and reliable, now and into the future, for industrial, commercial and residential customers
Raw Water Supply
Durham Region's raw water system supplies industrial users with large volumes of inexpensive processed water.
Two water pollution control plants, at Pringle Creek and Corbett Creek, treat sewage in the Region. Gravity sewers discharge sewage to the water pollution control plants.
Water and Sanitary Sewer Billing (Region of Durham)
|Block||Volume Intervals||Water Rate (2016)||Sanitary Sewer Rate (2016)|
|First Block||0 to 45 cubic metres/month||$0.997/cubic metre||$1.674/cubic metre|
|Second Block||46 to 4,500 cubic metres/month||$0.847/cubic metre||$1.473/cubic metre|
|Third Block||Over 4,500 cubic metres/month||$0.778/cubic metre||$1.238/cubic metre|