The Town of Pincher Creek provides residents with the following services:

  • Water
  • Sewer
  • Garbage, Compost & Recycling


In accordance with the Town of Pincher Creek Water and Sewer Bylaw 1607-12 and Garbage Utility Bylaw 1605-13, Utility Rates are listed below.  All rates are based on the applicable lines and services in conjunction with a 5/8” water meter.   Bi- Monthly Billing Rates.

Residential Bi-Monthly
Water Base   $27.82
Water Consumption  $1.12/Cubic Meter
Sewer Base   $32.12
Garbage Fixed Base  $15.08
Per Cart Rate once per week pick up  -  65 L Cart  $18.40  -   95  L  Cart $23.40
Recycling   $7.16

Commercial Bi-Monthly
(Based on the average 5/8” Meter, charges will vary depending on the size of line and water meter)
Water Base   $27.82
Water Consumption  $1.12/Cubic Meter
Sewer Base   $15.74
Commercial Sewer 10% Additional 10% charge based on water consumption
Garbage Fixed Rate    $15.08
Per Cart Rate once per week pick up - 65 L  $18.40   -  95   L  Cart  $23.40
660   L  Cart  $33.26   -  1100  L  $38.26
Recycling   $7.16

Application forms must be filled out for new accounts and to initiate changes to an existing account.  A deposit in the amount of $125.00 is required for new account applications.  Prior to setting up a utility account in a renter’s name, the Town of Pincher Creek requires written authorization accepting liability and providing permission from the property owner.  New accounts will not be set up should prior balances exist in conjunction with the property.

Residential Garbage Pick-up Schedule
South of the Creek and West of East Avenue  Tuesday
South of the Creek and East of East Avenue  Wednesday
North of the Creek     Thursday

To view a map of the pick-up area, please click here

For further information, please contact the Town of Pincher Creek by phone at (403) 627-3156 or email reception@pinchercreek.ca.  Our office hours are Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. and closed on Statutory Holidays. 

Pincher Creek's  source's of raw water is Castle River and Pincher Creek.

The rates for the monthly consumption of Residential/Commercial is based on the meter size: 
5/8 inch - $13.91, 3/4 inch - $49.47, 1 inch - $67.75, 1.5 inch - $85.03, 2 inch - $85.03, 4 inch - $105.35, PLUS a user pay fee of $1.12/cm3

Waste Management
There is weekly garbage collection, recycling of paper, plastic, cans and bottles. A sanitary landfill and solid waste disposal is available, and also a composting site for yard waste.’
Garbage collection for residences is $!8.40 for 65 L Cart and $$23.40 for a 95 L Cart bi-monthly.

Sewer service charges for residential consumers is $32.12 bi-monthly per residence.

Water and Sewer Mains
No person except authorized employees of the Town of Pincher Creek shall make any connection or contact whatsoever with any of the public pipes or mains in the public thoroughfares of the Town  unless authorized by the Town Superintendent.    

Other Utility Services


(403) 310-4300  or  1-800-667-2345

Fortis – Line problems
(403) 310-Wire (9473)

Natural Gas

AltaGas Utilities

Chief Mountain Gas Co-op

Telephone / Cable / Internet

(403) 310-2255

Shaw Cable

Upcoming Events

6:00 PM
4:00 PM
EDC Presentation
6:00 PM
Council Meeting

Public Notices

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Southern Alberta Summer Games
July 2, 2014
Pincher Creek is set to host the 45th Annual Southern Alberta Summer Games!
What Can I Do To Keep My Basement From Flooding
April 20, 2014
Should you experience flooding in your basement, your first point of contact should be your insurance company. Additional preventative measures are listed below:
Volunteer Appreciation Come 'N Go Lunch
April 11, 2014
Join the Town & M.D. to celebrate the many volunteers in our community!
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