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Simmonds Dr, Burnside - Automatic Hydrant Flushing

Published: 1:33 PM | May 5, 2020
Updated: 2:59 PM | May 5, 2020

To maintain high-quality water throughout the Dartmouth water distribution system, crews have installed an automated hydrant flushing unit near 60 Simmonds Drive in Burnside.

The hydrant flusher will automatically flow water from 11:00 AM until 12:30 PM for approximately one month.

This may cause temporarily discoloured water in the area. To learn more, go to: halifaxwater.ca/discoloured-water

James Campbell, Communications & Public Relations Manager

Chain Lake Dr., Halifax - Auto. Hydrant Flushing

Published: 2:43 PM | May 5, 2020

To maintain high-quality water throughout the Halifax water distribution system, crews have installed an automated hydrant flushing unit near Costco on Chain Lake Drive in Halifax.

The hydrant flusher will automatically flow water from 10:00 PM until 12:00 AM (midnight) and from 4:00 AM to 6:00 AM for approximately one month.

This may cause temporarily discoloured water in the area. To learn more, go to: halifaxwater.ca/discoloured-water

James Campbell, Communications & Public Relations Manager

Halifax Water Staff & Customer Precautions

Published: 1:59 PM | March 18, 2020
Updated: 2:17 PM | March 18, 2020

In response to COVID-19, Halifax Water staff will only enter into homes for emergency work or water service connections.

When Halifax Water staff do need to enter a home, the staff member(s) will be wearing protective coveralls, a disposable face mask/respirator, eye protection, disposable gloves and will have Halifax Water identification. This equipment will be worn for all in-home work and is not an indication of the presence of COVID-19 on any property.

James Campbell, Communications & Public Relations Manager

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Changes to Halifax Water Rate Application

Published: 2:54 PM | May 25, 2020
Updated: 3:16 PM | May 25, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has many Halifax Water customers concerned about the future and their ability to pay bills. To help support customers in these uncertain times, Halifax Water has recommended to the NSUARB that there be no increase in water rates for fiscal 2020/21 and 2021/22. In addition, the utility is recommending no increase in overall wastewater rates in 2020/21 and an increase to wastewater treatment/usage charges effective April 1, 2021. The application does not include stormwater rates.

James Campbell, Communications and Public Relations Manager

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