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Rick Schmidt, Director of Public Works
Tel #: (403) 843-2725
Emergency #: (403) 704-3332
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Water Supply
The source of water is wells.  The reservoir capacity, measured in treated substance, is 2,272 cubic metres.  To conserve water and reduce your water bill, please refer to the Town's Water Saving Tips & Ideas.

LEAD IN DRINKING WATER

We take pride in providing safe clean drinking water for the Town of Rimbey.  Our extensive water testing during our water treatment process monitors colour, taste and smell, but the most important tests we do are to ensure the water is safe for your and your family to drink.

For more information on Lead In Drinking Water, please see the document below:

 icon Lead in Drinking Water

 Additional information on Lead in Drinking Water and exposure risks, please follow the links below:

  ·        Canadian Drinking Water Guidelines

 

https://www.canada.ca/en/health-canada/services/environmental-workplace-health/water-quality/drinking-water/canadian-drinking-water-guidelines.html

·        Drinking water: what about lead?

https://www.canada.ca/en/health-canada/services/environmental-workplace-health/reports-publications/water-quality/what-about-lead.html

 



Waste Management
Sewage treatment is provided by a two lagoon system.  The lagoon north of Town includes 4 anaerobic ponds and 3 storage ponds.  The system to the south of Town consists of an aeration system with 2 cells providing aeration and 2 storage ponds.

Garbage Disposal
Residential garbage is collected once per week (Thursdays) and recycling is picked up bi-weekly (Tuesdays).

Recycle Facility
The recycle facility is located just NE of Rimbey, next to the north lagoon and is open: Tuesdays and Saturdays, 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM.  Material can be dropped off only during the hours of operation. Do not drop off and leave items outside the gate. 

 

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