CBRM Water Facts
The Cape Breton Regional Municipality Water Utility supplies water to a population of more than 72,000 people, around the clock, 365 days a year.
It is our job to operate, maintain and manage 5 water treatment plants, 6 pumping stations, 11 water storage tanks, 8 sources of supply, 770 kilometres of water lines, 2,900 fire hydrants, 28,538 water meters and thousands of valves.
CBRM Water Utility delivers tap water which meets or exceeds some of the highest national safety standards for drinking water in Canada.
Tap water delivers a basic necessity of life. Tap water also delivers pubilc health, sanitation, fire protection, recreation and quality of life.
The CBRM Water Utility is Committed To Quality, and as such provides safe reliable service to all its customers.
|Treatment and Pumping||Source of Supply||Gallons Pumped Per Day||Area Served||Total Water Services||Population|
||Middle Lake Well Field
||Sydney,Grand Lake Road, Mira Road, Prime Brook, Sydney River, Coxheath, Westmount, Edwardsville, Membertou, South Bar, Lingan Road, Pine Tree Park
||MacAskill's Brook Dam
||Glace Bay, Dominion, Reserve Mines, Tower Road, Donkin, Port Caledonia, Birch Grove, Port Morien
||North Sydney, Sydney Mines, Upper North Sydney, Alder Point, Balls Creek, Bras d'Or, Florence, Georges River, Leitches Creek, Little Bras d'Or, Little Pond, Mill Creek, Point Aconi
||Waterford and Kilkenny Lake
||New Waterford, Scotchtown, River Ryan, New Victoria, Lingan
||Louisbourg, Fortress of Louisbourg
||Strang Road area
Information updated to September 2020
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