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WATER & SEWER DEPARTMENT

Emergency Contact Information
Rates for the Supply of Water Services
Miscellaneous Charges
Township of North Dundas By-Law for Water and Sewer Services
Form for new account applications for Township Water and Sewer Services
Water and Sewer Department
Drinking Water and Sanitary Systems
Water Conservation and Protection

Emergency Contact Information

In the event of an emergency, contact the Township at 613-774-2105 or OCWA (Ontario Clean Water Agency) at 613-448-3098 (1-800-342-6442 after business hours or on weekends).

Rates for the Supply of Water Services

For complete information refer to the Corporation of the Township of North Dundas By-Law No. 2020-55.

  • Water consumption in the Villages of Winchester and Chesterville shall be measured by water meters.
  • The following fixed fee per year shall be charged for each meter:
Meter Size Fixed Annual Fee
0.60 inches $111.93
0.75 inches $111.93
1.0 inches $156.70
1.5 inches $201.47
2.0 inches $324.59
2.5 inches $783.48
3.0 inches $1231.19
4.0 inches $1566.97
6.0 inches $2350.45
  • In addition to the fixed fee, all accounts shall be charged $1.16 per cubic meter for water.
    • Sewer fees shall be invoiced on the Winchester and Chesterville Water Bills at the rate of 167%  of the water rate.
    • Properties that are only billed for sewer will be billed based on their private water use including the applicable fixed fee from section 2 above.

Miscellaneous Charges

For complete information refer to the Corporation of the Township of North Dundas By-Law No. 2020-55.

Type of Charge Fee
Water and / or Sewer Connection Application $550
Miscellaneous sale of water to individuals or companies not connected to the water system $5.00 per cubic meter
Account Set Up Charge $9.00 + HST
Manual Water Read Charge $25.00 + HST
Data Logger Download Charge $25.00 + HST
Collection Charge (24 hour shut off notice) $6.75 + HST
Disconnection Charge $40.00 + HST
Reconnection Charge $40.00 + HST
NSF Charge $25.00
Water/Sewer Customer Deposit $200.00

 

Township of North Dundas By-Laws for Water and Sewer Services

Allocation Application for Water and Sewer (PDF)

By-Law No. 2020-23 Water Sewer Allocation (PDF)

By-Law No. 60-2014 Water and Sewer Capital Charge (PDF) – Updated January 20, 2021

By-Law No. 15-2011 – Dawley Drive Capital Rates – Updated December 15, 2020

By-Law No. 14-2011 Sewer Capital Rate – Updated December 15, 2020

By-Law No. 2020-55 Fixing Rates for the Supply of Water/Sewer Services (PDF)

By-Law No. 2017-30 To Prohibit, Regulate and Control Discharges into the Public Sewer Systems

Schedule B Ontario Building Code

By-Law No. 2018-55 Water Conservation

 

Form for new account applications for Township Water and Sewer Services

North Dundas Water and Sewer New Account Application.

 

Water and Sewer Department

The water and sewer department is responsible for providing potable water and sanitary sewer services to the villages of Chesterville and Winchester and billing for those services.

Khurram Tunio
Director of Public Works
The director is responsible for the water and sewer department, drafting and implementing policies and ensuring compliance with provincial regulations.

Drinking Water and Sanitary Systems

The North Dundas municipal drinking water system is comprised of:

  • Six groundwater wells
  • 51 km of distribution pipeline
  • Two water towers
  • Two reservoirs

The operation of the drinking water system is contracted to the Ontario Clean Water Agency (OCWA). The system serves the villages of Chesterville and Winchester and, in 2011, it provided 831,128 cubic metres of water.

The North Dundas sanitary sewer system includes:

  • Two sewage lagoon systems
  • 27 km of sewage mains

It is also operated by Ontario Clean Water Agency and serves both villages. In 2011, the system treated 868,350 cubic metres of wastewater.

 

Water Conservation and Protection

For information on water conservation and source water protection, please visit the following links.

South Nation Conservation Website

Raisin South Nation Source Protection Website

Ministry of Environment Website

Rideau Valley Conservation Authority Website