Utility Billing

The Town of Springside utility bills are processed quarterly (March, June, September and December) and include charges for water, sewer and the OSS Waste & Recycle roll-out carts. 


The billings go towards the operations, repairs and maintenance of the water treatment plant, town wells, sewer lift stations and lagoon.


Prefer to have your utility bill emailed to you? Complete this 

e-notice consent form and return it to the Town Office.

Reading your water meter

Most residences in Springside have been converted to exterior water meters that our public works staff can read each quarter. However, there are some that are still located inside a residence, and therefore you must submit the meter reading yourself. 


If they our unable to read your water meter, our public works staff will leave you a notice, taped to your front door, that you must submit your water meter reading. To read your water meter, please follow the examples below:

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If your water meter looks like this, your water meter reading will be 6294.

Do not include the black number in the meter reading.

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If your water meter looks like this, your water meter reading will be 2834.

Do not include the black number in the meter reading.

Submit your meter reading

The Town of Springside offers the following options to submit your meter reading:

  • Phone the town office at 306-792-2022 to give us your meter reading. If you are calling outside of regular business hours, you may leave a message on our answering machine;
  • Drop off your water meter reading, in person, at the Town Office;
  • Complete the water meter reading form below, and submit to the Town Office by clicking Send.

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Paying your utility bill

The Town of Springside offers the following options to pay for your utility billing:   

  • Pay at the Town Office during regular business hours; or use the drop mail slot found in the Library door (Please ensure your name and/or account number are included with the payment);
  • Mail your payment to Town of Springside, Box 414, Springside SK S0A 3V0;
  • Pay by financial institutions's online banking (excluding TD Canada Trust). By paying online through your financial institution, you will not only avoid a trip to the mail box or Town Office, but you will also save the cost of a cheque and stamp. You can set up your payments online by searching for Springside, Town of – Utility through the following banking institutions: Cornerstone Credit Union, RBC, CIBC, Scotiabank and Bank of Montreal. Your account number is located on the top right-hand side of the quarterly utility bill.

Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a utility bill?

The total cost of your utility bill depends on water consumption. In addition to the consumption charges there are also fixed charges.

  • Water fixed charge: $93 (0 to 30 cubic meters) per quarter;
  • Consumption rate: $3.10 per cubic meter for usage above the initial 30 cubic meters (per quarter);
  • Sewer fixed charge: $38.19 per quarter;
  • OSS Roll-Out Waste Cart/Environmental Levy: $39.00 per quarter ;
  • OSS Roll-Out Recycle Cart: $21.00 per quarter.


How is your water bill calculated?

Your water meter measures the water consumed in cubic meters. The amount of water your residence or business consumes is multiplied by the current water and sewer rates.


Am I still charged if I don’t use any water?

There is a minimum cost charged to be able to supply water services to your property even if no water is actually used. This is the fixed charge for the water and sewer system.


If you are going to be absent from your residence for an extended period of time, the service can be disconnected at the curbstop and then reconnected upon your return. There is an associated cost with the disconnect and reconnect. Once the curbstop is shut off, you will not receive a bill for the fixed charges. Contact the Town Office for further information. 


Why did my water get disconnected?

If you have a utility billing in arrears, the Town of Springside may disconnect water at any time, without notice. If your water is disconnected for non-payment, the utility billing must be paid to current plus an additional $50 before it will be reconnected ($100 if the reconnection is required outside of regular business hours). 


We strongly encourage residents to keep in contact with the Town Office if they are having financial complications that do not allow them to pay their utilities in full. The Town Office is amenable to payment arrangements, and encourages residents to make monthly payments to keep accounts current to avoid any water service disruptions.