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 2021

UtilityRate
Water$74.62 per consumer unit (Bylaw #859)
Sewer$31.02 per consumer unit (Bylaw #858)
Waste Management$26.16 per dwelling (Bylaw #933)
Capital Surcharge$10.40
Water Treatment Surcharge $5.20
Total Billing$147.40 every 2 months

Deposit on residential services is equivalent to the bimonthly rate at the time of hook up. January 5th, 2021, Council approved changes to the Utility rates effective January 5th, 2021.

Commercial Rates 2021

UtilityRate
Water$74.62 per consumer unit to 50M3 (Bylaw #859)  
Sewer$31.02 per consumer unit to 50M3 (Bylaw #858)
Waste Management$75.52 (Bylaw #933)
Capital Surcharge$10.40
Water Treatment Surcharge$5.20 
Total Billing$196.76 every 2 months 

There is no deposit required on non-residential services. January 5th, 2021, Council approved changes to the Utility rates effective January 5th 2021

Commercial Rates for Service in Excess of 50M3 2021

Sewer (consumption >50m3)

  • $0.4742

Water (consumption >50m3)

  • $1.1846

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 2021 - Note Monthly Billings for Truck Fill Station effective January 5th, 2021

Type of UsageDeposit2 Month Minimum ChargeRate in Excess of 5 Cubic Metres per Month
Domestic$100$37.31 plus Capital surcharge $2.60 and
Water Treatment Surcharge $2.60
$2.0051 per cubic metre in excess of 5 cubic meters
Total Billing $42.51 
Commercial$100$37.31 plus Capital surcharge $2.60 and
Water Treatment Surcharge $2.60
$7.5150 per cubic metre in excess of 5 cubic meters
Total Billing
$42.51 

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.