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Water Well Workshop Coming to Wheatland County

Informative Working Well program helps residents protect their drinking water. Date: March 13, 2024Time: 6:30 pmLocation: Wheatland County Administration Office242006 Range Road 243, Wheatland County, AB T1P 2C4 Did you know a poorly maintained water well can put your water supply at risk? As a landowner, you’re responsible for looking after the water wells on […]

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Temporary Closure: Gleichen Bulk Water Truck Fill

Due to frigid temperatures, repairs on the Gleichen Bulk Water Truck Fill originally scheduled for Monday, January 15, 2024, have been postponed to commence on Monday, January 22, 2024. The facility will be closed on both Monday, January 22, and Tuesday, January 23, for the maintenance work. Normal operations are tentatively scheduled to resume on […]

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Utility Rate Increase Effective February 1, 2024, and January 1, 2025

At the Regular Council Meeting on November 21, 2023, Council approved changes to water and wastewater utility rates. The notable changes include a 7% general increase affecting variable rates, capital levies, and flat fees. These adjustments will come into effect on February 1, 2024, followed by another 7% increase on January 1, 2025. Initial fee changes will be reflected on your […]

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Monitoring Water Quality After a Sewer Main Line Break in Cochrane

On Saturday evening, Wheatland County was made aware that a sewer main line break in the Town of Cochrane had caused an overland sewage discharge affecting the Bow River upstream of the County. Alberta Environment and Protected Areas, as well as neighboring municipalities, have been informed and are monitoring the situation.⁣⁣Although this incident occurred far […]

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Rosebud Fire Hydrant Installation

Attention Rosebud Residents: A new fire hydrant is scheduled to be installed on the north side of Severn Ave. and Erickson St. in Rosebud. Construction is set to take place from Wednesday, October 4, to Wednesday, October 18, 2023. Local water services will not be affected by this installation. During this period, a small section […]

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Speargrass and Carseland Water Conservation Advisory No Longer in Effect

Attention Speargrass and Carseland Utility Users: Please be advised that the recently instituted water use prohibitions are no longer in effect. The County remains attentive to Bow River conditions and will work closely with Alberta Environment in following their direction regarding any required water use advisories or restrictions. Any future communications related to this matter […]

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