Rates

2018 Rates Announced

The Board of Trustees have passed the Tax and Tolls Bylaws for 2018.

Please see the individual rate category tabs for detailed rate information. 

Most rates are derived from the 2015 Water Rate Review, prepared by GEID's Consultant, Econics.

Residential categories will now be billed Bimonthly with new due dates being implemented in 2018.  Meters will still be read on the 15th of every month to allow customers to track their consumption.  Utility Billing Invoices will be mailed out before the end of every 2nd month.

NEW DUE DATES:  March 31, May 31, July 31, September 30, November 30 and January 31. 

Please note that Commercial Properties and Commercial General Irrigation categories will continue to be billed monthly.

 

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General Information on Rates

Rates for domestic tolls and irrigation taxes are a method of cost recovery for direct services such as the supply of water and operations expenses.

The Board of Trustees reviews the rates for the following year each September/October.  These rates must be approved and passed by the Board of Trustees and submitted to the Ministry of Community, Sport & Cultural Development. 

In general, residents may contact the District after the end of October to determine what the following year's rates will be.

Domestic tolls are billed bimonthly.  Infrastructure Renewal/Irrigation Taxes are billed each year in October, and are due December 1st annually.