Municipal Sewer Service
Available in areas of the RM of Gimli including the Urban Centre (former town area), Aspen Park, Industrial Park, Pelican Beach, Gimli Business Park, Loni Beach, South Beach, Centre Avenue West, Autumnwood, Kings Park Estates, PR 231 between PTH 9 & Solvin Rd, Gimli Park Road between PTH 9 & PTH 8, Odin Green, Siglvaik, Miklavik, Husavik and properties along the east side of PTH 9 up to Husavik Road, Rails End and along PR 222 north to Aurora Recovery Center.
Municipal Water Service
Available in the Urban Centre (former town area), Aspen Park, Industrial Park, Pelican Beach, Gimli Business Park, and in the Autumnwood subdivision.
Gimli residents that are not connected to municipal water / sewer have private wells and private sewage disposal systems which are governed by the province.
Outhouses (pit privies) are not permitted in the Municipality, while composting / outdoor toilets with approved pump-out holding tanks are. For more information see the By-law to Regulate Private Sewer Systems below.
The RM of Gimli is currently working on extending the muncipal sewer system south to Sandy Hook. More information on this project can be found under Muncipal Projects.
Utility bills are issued quarterly for properties serviced by municipal water and/or sewer. The bills are calculated according to the most recent Water & Sewer Rate By-law (below).
Bills are mailed out in April, July, October and January for the preceding three months.
Penalties of 1.25% shall be levied on all accounts that remain unpaid after the due date stated on the bill. Penalties are applied on the 1st of each month. The RM of Gimli adds all outstanding utility accounts to the tax roll twice a year, in May and November.
Utility bills can be paid by telephone/internet banking, in person at your bank, or at the RM of Gimli Office at 62 2nd Avenue by way of cash, Cheque or Debit. You may also leave post-dated cheques. ~ We now are accepting e-transfers, email address is firstname.lastname@example.org; please remember to send your security answer if applicable. E-transfer payments will not be accepted without the security answer. ~
There is an option to pay by credit card on our website, there is a 3.5% user fee applied to each transaction.
You may also sign up to be on the preauthorized payment plan. Download the Pre-authorized payment plan form here and send it along with a void cheque to the RM of Gimli office to have the plan added to your account.
The utility rates for 2019 are under review and will be available in the near future.
The Public Utilities Board (PUB) has approved utility rates for the RM of Gimli for 2016, 2017 and 2018, as per Board Order 125/15. The PUB varied Board Order No. 125/15 in Board Order No. 144/15 and approved a new interim utility rate for 2016, effective January 1, 2016.
The 2017 and 2018 rates will become effective January 1 in each of those years.
Rural Municipality of Gimli Interim Surcharge
The Public Utilities Board approved an utility surcharge to recover the debenture servicing costs for sewer renewal projects for the Gimli Urban Center, the Gimli Business Park and Aspen Park located in the Municipality of Gimli.
The new surcharge is to be effective October 1, 2013 and will be in effect for the length of the debenture, ending September 30, 2033. This surcharge will begin on the quarter 4 billing dated December 31, 2013 mailed out in January 2014.
The flat rate based on residential equivalency rates (REU’s) are set out as follows: Gimli Urban Centre $16.91/quarterly; Gimli Business Park $1.62/ quarterly; Aspen Park $26.60/quarterly.
Residential accounts are one REU; commercial account REU’s are calculated on their average consumption over the past years.
Selling or Buying property in the RM of Gimli?
If your property is connected to the municipal water & sewer system please arrange to have a final bill processed when you sell. If you are purchasing a home in an areas serviced by municipal water & sewer please call 204-642-6668 to set up an account in your name.
Utility Billing Inquiries:
62 2nd Avenue, Gimli
Ph: (204) 642-6668
Fax: (204) 642-6660
Hours: Monday - Friday, 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Ph: (204) 642-6688
Hours: Monday - Friday, 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
- 1 Seasonal Declaration
- 2017 Utility Rate Summary - Effective January 1, 2017
- 2018 Utility Rate Summary - Effective January 1, 2018
- By-law 12-0015 to Regulate Water and Sewer Activity
- By-law 12-0017 to Regulate Private Sewer Systems
- By-Law No. 14-0011 Water & Sewer Rates 2016, 2017, 2018
- By-Law No. 17-0004 Amend Water & Sewer By-Law 14-0011
- My Water Bill Seems High - is there a problem with the meter?
- Province of Manitoba - Requirements to Connect to Wastewater Collection Systems
- PUB Board Order 125/15 - Approving Interim Utility Rates for 2016
- PUB News Release - Interim Utility Rates for 2016
- Sewer & Water Renewal Project, May 16, 2012
- The PUB Notice of Application - Revised Water and Sewer Rates 2015-2016-2017 - RM of Gimli