Updates & News

2019 Water Rates

Water rates for 2019 have been approved by the Board of Directors and come into effect on January 1, 2019.  The Base Rate remains at $90.00 per quarter.  The surcharge for Church Ranches residents has increased to $10.00 per quarter due to increased fire hydrant inspection and maintenance costs.

Treated water consumption rates increased 2.5%.  The raw water rate increased from $0.90 to $1.00 per cubic metre.

The new rates can be found here:  http://www.rvwater.ca/wp-content/uploads/2018/12/2019-Water-Rates.pdf

2019 Operating and Capital Budgets

The Board of Directors has approved the 2019 Operating and Capital Budgets.  The 2019 Operating Budget is as follows:


            Administration                                   $                41,091

            Water Treatment                               $            1,951,387

             Distribution                                        $                27,450

                                                                            $          2,019,928


            Governance                                          $               34,770

            Administration                                    $              478,677

            Water Treatment                                 $              780,211

            Distribution                                          $              512,945

                                                                            $            1,883,501


Contribution To Capital Reserve              $              213,325

The Capital Budget was reviewed and reduced by more than 2 million dollars to $1,534,250, with the largest capital projects including Highway 566 Balzac Main Relocation ($755,000 and currently on hold) and land acquisition for a raw water booster station.  The construction of the booster station has been deferred pending an inspection report and further review of funding options.

Should you wish more information, please contact our General Manager Brad Mason at 403-239-6576 or brad@rvwater.ca