Utility Rates

Utility bills are sent out every 2 months and are due 21 days after the billing date. Any outstanding bill after 120 days may be transferred to your property tax.

Residential Rates 2016
Utility
Rate
Water $61.48 per consumer unit (Bylaw #859)
Sewer
$26.78 per consumer unit (Bylaw #858)
Waste Management
$22.14 per dwelling (Bylaw #933)
Capital Surcharge
$10.00
Water Treatment Surcharge  $5.00
Total Billing
$125.40 every 2 months

Deposit on residential services is equivalent to the bimonthly rate at the time of hook up.

Commercial Rates 2016
Utility
Rate
Water $61.48 per consumer unit to 50M3 (Bylaw #859)  
Sewer
$26.78 per consumer unit to 50M3 (Bylaw #858)
Waste Management
$54.98 (Bylaw #933)
Capital Surcharge
$10.00
Water Treatment Surcharge $5.00 
Total Billing
$158.24 every 2 months

There is no deposit required on non-residential services.

Commercial Rates for Service in Excess of 50M3 2016
Sewer (consumption >50m3)
  • $.4093
Water (consumption >50m3)
  • $.9760
Rates for privately owned bins are as per bylaw.

New Buildings
The customer is responsible for the cost of the meter and kit connection for new buildings.

Truck Fill Station 2016
Type of Usage
Deposit
2 Month Minimum Charge
Rate in Excess of 5 Cubic Metres per Month
Domestic
$100
$61.48 plus Capital surcharge $5 and
Water Treatment Surcharge $5
$1.6520 per cubic metre
Total Billing
  $71.48
 
Commercial
$100
$61.48 plus Capital surcharge $5 and 
Water Treatment Surcharge $5
$6.1919 per cubic metre
Total Billing

$71.48
 

When the account has been cancelled the refundable surcharge will be applied to the final billing. The building owner is responsible for payment of the account. Account holders must notify the Town of Hinton if they wish to deactivate their account 780-865-6014.

Construction Utility Fee
  • Commercial - $200
  • Residential - $50
The fee is for the purpose of supplying water during construction of the new building and is payable at the time of the development permit. After 6 months, utility rates will be in effect.