Utility Rates

Understanding Your Utility Bill - Residential Perspective

The Town of Strathmore's Utility Bills are changing in 2022. Charges are being itemized to provide greater transparency. New reserve fund fees have been implemented to support the long-term sustainability of Strathmore's Utility Infrastructure. 

Garbage Levy  - Most residential properties are charged a set fee of $24.09 per property for solid waste collection and heavy item garbage removal. 

Sewer Levy - The Sewer Levy is charged based on the volume of water consumed. The Sewer Levy has been part of Strathmore's Utility Bill for many years, but was previously not itemized on Utility Bills. In January 2020, this fee was itemized to provide greater clarity for utility customers. The levy is calculated at $2.13 per cubic metre, based on the meter water delivered.

Sewer & Storm Sewer & Reserve - Strathmore's properties are protected by a well-engineered storm sewer system. Our sanitary sewer system ensures the efficient, responsible treatment of wastewater. Most residents are charged a set fee of $37.33. 

Water Levy - Residents are billed a  consumption charge of 0-29 cubes at $2.73 and + 30 cubes is billed at a rate of $ 2.77. This variable rate encourages water conservation by utility customers. 

2022 UTILITY RATES

For details refer to  Bylaw 20-27 Fees Bylaw Amendment Bylaw

Meters Monthly Residential & Commercial Utility Rates
  January 1, 2021 January 1, 2022

Flat Water Maintenance Levy

5/8" x3/4" & 5/8"x1/2"
$8.52 $8.69

Water Infrastructure Reserve Fund Charge

$1.25

$1.28

Water Conveyance Levy

$3.00 $3.06
Variable Water Consumption

0-29 Cubes: $2.68

+30 Cubes: $2.73

0-29 Cubes: $2.73

+30 Cubes: $2.77

Flat Sewer Maintenance Levy & Storm Sewer Levy

$36.59

$37.33

Sewer Infrastructure Reserve Fund Change $1.25 $1.28
Storm Sewer Infrastructure Reserve Fund Charge $3.75 $3.83
Sewer Variable Consumption

$2.09/Cubic Meter

$2.13/Cubic Meter

Garbage Levy

$23.62

$24.09

Garbage Infrastructure Reserve Fund Charge

$1.25

$1.28
Total Monthly Maintenance Charge

$79.23

$80.84

Bulk Water Rate
Meter2021 Rate2022 Rate
Bulk Water $5.35 $5.46

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