Utility Services

Municipal Sewer Service
 
Available in areas of the RM of Gimli including the Urban Centre (former town area), Aspen Park, Industrial Park, Pelican Beach, Gimli Business Park, Loni Beach, South Beach, Centre Avenue West, Autumnwood, Kings Park Estates, PR 231 between PTH 9 & Solvin Rd, Gimli Park Road between PTH 9 & PTH 8, Odin Green, Siglvaik, Miklavik, Husavik and properties along the east side of PTH 9 up to Husavik Road, Rails End and along PR 222 north to Misty Lake Lodge. 


Municipal Water Service
Available in the Urban Centre (former town area), Aspen Park, Industrial Park, Pelican Beach, Gimli Business Park, and in the Autumnwood subdivision.

Gimli residents that are not connected to municipal water / sewer have private wells and private sewage disposal systems which are governed by the province.
 
Outhouses (pit privies) are not permitted in the Municipality, while composting / outdoor toilets with approved pump-out holding tanks are. For more information see the By-law to Regulate Private Sewer Systems below.

The RM of Gimli is currently working on extending the muncipal sewer system south to Sandy Hook. The proposed installation of the main line was completed in 2015. More information on this project can be found under Muncipal Projects. 

Quarterly Utility Bills

Utility bills are issued for properties serviced by municipal water and/or sewer.
 
All utility accounts are billed quarterly according to the most recent Water & Sewer Rate By-law (below).
 
Bills are mailed out in April, July, October and January for the preceding three months.
 
Penalties of 1.25% shall be levied on all accounts that remain unpaid after the due date stated on the bill. Penalties are applied on the 1st of each month. The RM of Gimli adds all outstanding utility accounts to the tax roll twice a year, in May and November.

Payments

Utility bills can be paid by telephone/internet banking, in person at your bank, or at the RM of Gimli Office at 62 2nd Avenue by way of cash, Cheque or Debit. You may also leave post-dated cheques.
 
 We do not accept credit card payments of any kind. 
 
You may also sign up to be on the preauthorized payment plan.   
 
Download the form and send it along with a void cheque to the RM of Gimli office to have the plan added to your account. 

 

 
Utility Rates

The Public Utilities Board (PUB) has approved utility rates for the RM of Gimli for 2016, 2017 and 2018, as per Board Order 125/15. The PUB varied Board Order No. 125/15 in Board Order No. 144/15 and approved a new interim utility rate for 2016, effective January 1, 2016.
 
 
The 2017 and 2018 rates will become effective January 1 in each of those years.
 
The Public Utilities Board will be holding a Public Hearing in the Spring 2016 in regards to the new rates.
 
Rural Municipality of Gimli Interim Surcharge

The Public Utilities Board approved a utility surcharge to recover the debenture servicing costs for sewer renewal projects for the Gimli Urban Center, the Gimli Business Park and Aspen Park located in the Municipality of Gimli. 
The new surcharge is to be effective October 1, 2013 and will be in effect for the length of the debenture, ending September 30, 2033. 
 
This surcharge will begin on the quarter 4 billing dated December 31, 2013 mailed out in January 2014. 
 
The flat rate based on residential equivalency rates (REU’s) are set out as follows: Gimli Urban Centre $16.91/quarterly; Gimli Business Park $1.62/ quarterly; Aspen Park $26.60/quarterly.
 
Residential accounts are one REU; commercial account REU’s are calculated on their average consumption over the past years.   

Utility Billing Inquiries:

62 2nd Avenue, Gimli
Ph: (204) 642-6668
Fax: (204) 642-6660
Hours: Monday - Friday, 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

 
Maintenance/Public Works:

Ph: (204) 642-6688
Hours: Monday - Friday, 8:30 am - 4:30 pm