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 new Water Treatment Plant is a modern state of the art RO facility which was put onstream in the fall of 2017. The treated water is stored in a 1000m3/three chamber reservoir under the treatment facility.
Source: Lake Wahtopanah
Anti-Scalant – Fed into the feed water of the MTU to control scaling of the membranes.
Sodium Hydroxide – Used for high PH cleanings on the UF’s and fed into the permeate water of the MTU for PH adjustment.
Hydrochloric Acid – Used for low PH cleanings on the UF’s and caustic neutralization.
Sodium Hypochlorite – Used in the UF membrane cleaning process. Also, an adequate amount of chlorine is added before the water enters the storage reservoir to provide a disinfectant residual throughout the distribution piping.
Corrosion Inhibitor – A liquid inhibitor formulated to control corrosion in our distribution lines.
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. The new lagoon was put online on July 17th, 2019.
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