Water, Sewer, and Recycling fees are billed quarterly; March, June, September, and December.
The Town of Foam Lake does not actively monitor your individual daily water consumption.
Click here to view/download the Utility Rates Bylaw.
The Town of Foam Lake is now offering a free utility and property tax e-Billing option to customers. With this service customers can opt out of receiving a paper bill through the mail and instead elect to receive their utility bill and property tax notices via email.
All new accounts will require a deposit of one hundred fifty dollars ($150.00). This deposit stays with the account until the property is sold, or in the case of a renter, the tenant moves.
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Anyone wishing to cancel their utility services MUST file a cancellation form with the Town Office.
Click here to view/download the Water & Sewer Service Cancellation Form.
The Town of Foam Lake sells potable water to commercial and residential customers via a coin-operated filling station located at the Fire Hall – 117 Railway Ave West.
Where does the Town water supply come from?
The Town Water is supplied by groundwater from a well that is piped into the Water Treatment Plant.
How many wells does the Town have?
The Town has two wells, one that is online and one that is a backup.
How many gallons of water (on average) per day is needed to supply the Town?
On average the town uses approximately 70,000 gallons per day.
What chemicals are required to treat the water to meet provincial requirements for safe drinking water?
Sodium Hypochlorite (Liquid Chlorine) is used for disinfection.
Is training required in water treatment systems?
Yes, all Potable Water Treatment Systems must have a certified Operator as per Saskatchewan Water Security Regulations.
Why does the town do annual water line flushing?
The town does annual water line flushing to clean out any sediment in the lines and to be compliant with Saskatchewan Water Security Regulations.
Is the Foam Lake sewage system self-sufficient?
Is our wastewater treated?
The wastewater is treated naturally by the wind and sun.
Where does our household and commercial wastewater go?
Wastewater is gravity fed to a Lift Station then the wastewater is pumped to a Lagoon.
How does a lift station work?
The Wastewater Gravity flows to a Lift Station and then pumps are used to pump it to a Lagoon.
Why is it so important not to flush so-called “disposable” wipes and rags into the sewer system?
The material does not break down and can block the flow in the line. It also plugs up the sewage pumps at the Lift Stations.
How large of a population can our lagoon handle?
Our sewage system has the capacity for up to a population of 2,500.