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We have a 20-year contract with the City of Chestermere to maintain its water and wastewater infrastructure, including:

  • A potable water reservoir
  • Sanitary lift stations
  • Water distribution systems
  • Wastewater collection system
  • Water metering services, including meter installations and meter reading

We've also provided a 10-year capital program to upgrade Chestermere's facilities, including expanding the city's reservoir and adding a lift station.

Learn more about how The City of Calgary treats Chestermere's water and wastewater.

Services

  • Water distribution
  • Wastewater collection

Model

  • Operations & Maintenance
  • 20-year term

Population served

19,715 (2016 Municipal Census)

About the System Infrastructure

Water System

Water distribution system

  • 244 hydrants
  • 87 km of water main pipes
  • 784 main valves

Process

  • Chestermere receives its treated drinking water from the City of Calgary via the East Calgary Regional Water Line (ECRWL).
  • Calgary's Distribution system is connected to the main storage reservoir in Chestermere, which is called the Water Transfer Station (WTS).
  • The WTS is used as both a booster station and a reservoir.
  • From the WTS, water is delivered to the Chestermere distribution system.
Wastewater System

Wastewater collection system

  • 780 manholes
  • 99 km of sanitary sewer pipe
  • 13 lift stations

Process

  1. Sanitary sewer lines collect wastewater from the customers.
  2. Wastewater is transported to lift stations.
  3. The lift stations transport the sanitary wastewater to Calgary's collection system.