Water & Sewer Services

The Municipal District of Taber provides Water and Sewer Services in all three of the Hamlets of Grassy Lake, Hays and Enchant. The information provided relates to making application for and the cost of Water and Sewer Services. In addition the Municipal District of Taber provides Garbage Collection in the Hamlet of Grassy Lake and Waste Transfer Station/Landfill Services.

Connection Guidelines
Water and Sewer Services are provided in the Hamlet of Grassy Lake, the Hamlet of Enchant and the Hamlet of Hays. Application for services must be made to the Municipal District of Taber or it's agent accompanied by full payment for the applicable charges. The Municipal District of Taber will provide water and sewer services provided that:
  1. The premises to be serviced by water or sewer service provided to consumers within Hamlet boundaries only except by agreement with the Municipality
  2. The premises to be serviced conforms to the Municipality’s bylaws
  3. The Municipality is responsible for water and sewer service provision to the property line of the consumer only
  4. The supply of water shall be subject to the terms and conditions of this bylaw
  5. No warranty given or implied pertaining to the quantity of water to be supplied
The consumer shall be responsible for, and shall pay to the municipality, the full costs to repair any damage to a water meter or remote reading device that results from other than normal wear and tear.

No connection may be made to the water service line between the property line and the meter.

No person shall in any manner obstruct the free access to any hydrant or valve or manhole, additionally; no person shall interfere in any manner with any hydrant or valve or manhole.

Authorized Employee Rights
An authorized employee shall have the right of access at any reasonable time, and upon reasonable notice, to every serviced premises for the purpose of inspecting, maintaining and or repairing the water system; this shall include, but not limited to:
  1. Installing, servicing or sealing a water meter
  2. Shutting off and sealing a water line for non-payment