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Municipal Drinking Water Fees & Fines

Drinking Water Fees

2023-2028 Municipal Drinking Water Rates


Quarterly Operating Rates

Quarterly Infrastructure Charge (Capital)

Fixed Quarterly Charge

Consumption Charge

<75 m3 per quarter

>75 m3 per quarter































*Note: 2024 Municipal Drinking Water Rates in Effect July 1, 2024

Water Billing Schedule

Usage Period Bill Mailed Payment Due Last Banking Day of:
January - March April May
April - June July August
July - September October November
October - December January February

The Treasurer shall impose a five (5) percent late charge on all unpaid accounts on the day after the due date. If an account remains unpaid, the Township may collect amounts payable pursuant to Section 398(2) of the Municipal Act, 2001, c. 25, as amended.

Drinking Water Fines

Water is an important and valued resource. Conservation is good for the environment, helps save money on your water bill, and can reduce energy costs in the drinking water systems.

As you enjoy the summer months and warm weather, remember that using external water for lawn and garden irrigation is permitted as follows:

  • EVEN numbered addresses on EVEN numbered days
  • ODD numbered addresses on ODD numbered days​

The Township's Environmental Services department reminds all residents connected to municipal drinking water systems that municipal water use is governed by By-law 2016-100. Potential fines associated with contravention of any of the following actions are outlined below:​

Action Fee/Fine

​Let off or discharge water so that the water runs waste or useless out of the works.


​Waste, lend, sell or dispose of the water.


​Open, close or obstruct any valve, hydrant, stopcock, chamber, pipe or municipal equipment without authorization.


Alter a water meter and associated appurtenances.​


​Connect any pipe or watermain to obtain water without consent.


​Use water in contravention of the By-law.


​Hinder or obstruct an officer exercising a power or performing a duty.


Contact Us

Township of Oro-Medonte Administration Centre
148 Line 7 South
Oro-Medonte, ON L0L 2E0

Phone: (705) 487-2171
Fax: (705) 487-0133

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