Municipal Information

Water Rates

Effective April 1, 2017

Consumptions Rates
Type of Rate
Rate per m3
Wholesale $0.60/m3
Distribution $0.32/m3
TOTAL $0.92/m3

Water Capital Surcharge $18.00 / quarter

For your Information

  • 1 cubic metre = 220 gallons = 1,000 litres
  • 4.54 cubic metres =1,000 gallons = 4,540 litres

Sewer Surcharge

Effective April 1, 2017

This is charged to all who have the availability of sewers. Where there are multiple units on one property, each unit is charged the sewer service rate.

Sewer Surcharge
Property of Building Sewage Area 1 Cottam Facility Sewage Area 2 Lakeshore West Facility Sewage Area 3 Kingsville Facility  
Residential $82.00 $80.00 $80.00 per quarter
Multi-Residential, Commercial, Industrial 130% 130% 130%

of total water

Greenhouse $1.20 $1.20 $1.20 per cubic meter of
sewage discharge
Foreign Worker Housing Occupant Load
 / 3.2 x $82.00
Occupant Load /
3.2 x $80.00
Occupant Load
/ 3.2 x $80.00
per quarter



Please advise our office 48 hours in advance to schedule a final reading.  Remember, you are responsible for consumption until final readings have been completed.


Ontario New Drinking Water Protection Regulations require reports on the operation of the UNION WATER SYSTEM and the quality of drinking water to be made available to their customers. You may get a copy or see a report, free of charge, by calling 519.733.2305 Press 4

More Information

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Should further information be necessary, please call the Municipal Office at 519-733-2305 Press 4.  Office hours are Monday through Friday:  8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.