The Town of Wolfville Water Utility is a Public Utility regulated by the Nova Scotia Public Utilities Act. It is owned and operated by the Town of Wolfville and governed by the Wolfville Town Council. It operates as a separate financial entity with revenues collected from user rates approved by the Nova Scotia Utilities and Review Board.
New homeowners/tenants are required to complete and sign a water contract at the Wolfville Town Office, 359 Main Street from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm, Monday through Friday. There is a charge of $50 for the creation of a water account. If you are a tenant there is an additional charge of $75 for a deposit that is refunded upon your request when you move out.
If you are a property owner and have sold your house and or a tenant and your lease has expired, please contact Wolfville Town Office at 902-542-3294 and we will arrange to have a final reading done on the date of closing or date your lease has expired.
Utility bills are sent out quarterly in April, July, October and January. Bills are due when rendered. Bills not paid within 30 days of the date rendered, shall incur an interest charge of 1.5% per each month or part thereof.
Suspension of Service for Non-Payment of Bills:
According to Schedule D of Rules and Regulations as approved by the Nova Scotia Utility and Review Board “The Utility shall have the right to suspend service to customers whose bills remain unpaid for more than forty-five calendar days after the date rendered.” When water service has been suspended for any violation of the Rules and Regulations of the Utility, such water service shall not be re-established until a reconnection charge of $50.00 has been paid to the Utility.
Utility Bill Rates
|1. Water Consumption Rate|
|Per 1,000 imp. gallon||$ 3.45|
|2. Quarterly Water Base Charge (Based on the size of meter)|
|5/8" Meter||$ 37.51|
|3/4" Meter||$ 54.61|
|1" Meter||$ 88.81|
|1 1/2" Meter||$ 174.29|
|2" Meter||$ 276.88|
|3" Meter||$ 550.44|
|4" Meter||$ 858.19|
|3. Sewer Rate|
|Based on water consumption usage with a minimum charge of $25.30 per quarter||$ 5.07 / 1000 Gallons|
|Or if water consumption is not measured then a flat rate of||$ 98.00 per quarter|
A Full copy of the Town of Wolfville Water Utility Schedule of Rates and Charges for Water and Water Services and the Schedule of Rules and Regulations is available as a related document