For after-hour water & sewer EMERGENCIES call: 204-573-7840
View our Annual Water System Report here:
- 2018 – Rivers Water System Annual Report
- 2017 – Rivers Water System Annual Report
- 2016 – Rivers Water System Annual Report
- 2015 – Rivers Water System Annual Report
- 2014 – Rivers Water System Annual Report
- 2013 – Rivers Water System Annual Report
- August 2012 – Revised Water and Sewer Rates
- 2012 – Rivers Water System Annual Report
The water system has been upgraded a number of times. In the most recent upgrade, changes in water supply took place which has improved water quality. The water treatment plant is producing good quality water which is pumped from the plant to a water tower with a capacity of 80,000 imperial gallons and flows from there into the town’s distribution network.
Source: Lake Wahtopanah
Treatment: carbon, potassium permanganate, sodium hypochlorite, pass & polymer, chlorine, and fluoride.
Average Flow: 150,000 gallons/day (814 cu.m./day)
Design Flow: 360,000 gallons/day (1276 cu.m./day)
Sewer: Community of Rivers
The community of Rivers uses a lagoon for sewage treatment. Recently, the sewer system has been upgraded to allow for greater capacity.
Electricity & Natural Gas
Trans Canada Pipeline, Canada’s largest pipeline transporter of Natural Gas, crosses grainfields 6 km (3.75 miles) north of Rivers in the most southwesterly corner of the R.M. of Oakview. The community of Rivers is serviced by a T-junction feedline from the main Trans Canada Pipeline. There is no natural gas service in the rural area of the Riverdale Municipality at this time.
For all your electricity and natural gas inquiries and needs please contact Manitoba Hydro.
Telephone & Internet: MTS, & Westman Cable
MTS toll-free information line is (204) 225-5687.
Westman Cable toll-free information line is 1-800-665-3337
NetSet Communications – Rural Manitoba High-Speed Internet Provider
Now available in Rivers and Area.
For more Information call our 24/7 Brandon, MB Help Desk
Call: 1-877-netset1 (1-877-638-7381) or email: firstname.lastname@example.org