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    Works & Utilities

    The Department is under the direction of the Works and Utilities Director.

    There are three (3) main areas of responsibility in the Department.

    Transportation Division

    • Streets/Road Maintenance
    • Drainage
    • Signage
    • Traffic Lights
    • Airport
    • Equipment Maintenance and Repair

    Utilities Division

    • Water and Sewer Maintenance
    • Water Treatment Plant
    • Maintenance of Five (5) Lift Stations and Lagoon
    • Water Meters

    Engineering Division

    • Engineering Services
    • Planning

    Feel free to contact the Works and Utilities Division anytime by phone:

      (306) 682-4022 - Director
      (306) 682-2531 - Foreman
    E-Mail: rhalyk.cityofhumboldt@sasktel.net

    Infrastructure:

      The basic infrastructure is in place to accommodate the City of Humboldt's existing and future population and existing and future residential/business premises. Detailed infrastructure is identified in the following table.

      BASIC INFRASTRUCTURE - CITY OF HUMBOLDT
      Basic Infrastructure Miles Kilometres
      Provincial Highways
      4.614
      7.425
      Total Area of City
       
      1,215 Ha

      Facts  
      Curb and Gutter 32.535 Miles
      Lagoon Holding Capacity 180 Days
      Water Treatment Plant  
          - Capacity 65 L./sec.
          - Underground Reservoir 5,450,000 Litres
      Water and Sewer Users 2,175 Residential
      290 Commercial
      Source: Works and Utilities Department, City of Humboldt

      Water and Sewer
      Source: Sask. Water Corporation
      (South Saskatchewan River)
      Treatment: Full
      Rates: A water meter deposit is required before water and sewer services can be connected. The meter deposit varies with the size of the meter. Typically, most residents have a 5/8 inch meter and adaptor and the water meter deposit for this size of meter is $140.00. This deposit is retained until you move out of the city. If you are changing addresses within the city there is a $20.00 transfer fee.
      1. Residential meters are billed every two months.
      2. Commercial meters are billed monthly.
      3. Water rates are as follows:
        • residential monthly minimum amount for residential consumers - $25.25 per month
        • commercial monthly minimum amount for commercial consumers - $26.25 per month
        • Two or more businesses with one meter are charged $4.55 per month for each additional business
      4. Water rates on consumption in excess of 300 cubic feet per month are charged at a rate of $5.54 per 100 cubic feet.
      5. Sewer rates for residential users are $10.50 per month plus 30% in excess of 300 cubic feet.
      6. Sewer rates for commercial users are $10.50 per month plus 25% in excess of 300 cubic feet.
      7. The combined minimum monthly water and sewer bill for commercial users is $36.75.
      8. The combined minimum water and sewer bill for residential users is $71.50 every two months.




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