NOTICE OF WATER SERVICE INTERRUPTION: Residents living near the Community Safety Building (Eighth St to Sixth St near Oakville Ave and Orchard Ave) may experience a water service outage until approximately 1pm today as unscheduled watermain repair and maintenance is underway. If you have questions, please call the Town's Engineering Department at 250-656-4502. We apologize for the inconvenience.   

Sewers

The Sewer Division is responsible for operating and maintaining approximately 50 km of sanitary sewer main lines and 13 sewer pump stations.

 

Background Information

Routine maintenance activities involve the cleaning of main lines with high-pressure flush trucks and video inspecting for problems or deficiencies.  In addition, there is the installation and repairing of 550 manholes, 2,500 Sewer connections and other related appurtenances.

The Town operates the sewage collection system and we pump the effluent to the Unified Treatment plant operated by the Capital Regional District (CRD).  The Town works closely with the CRD to protect and enhance the environment and preserve habitat areas.

The goal of the Department is to ensure that the sewer system is maintained in a proper operating condition and is providing the public with an appropriate level of service.

 

In the Event of an Emergency

In the event of a problem involving water, sewer, drainage, or roads, please call:

Frequently Asked Questions

Call 250-656-1034 during business hours or 250-656-1184 after-hours.

Refer to the public GIS tool SidneyMap to identify the sewer service connection for your property.

Yes, call the Town of Sidney Underground Utilities Department at 250-656-1034 or email: engineeringservices@sidney.ca