The Public Works Department encompasses all aspects of the municipal road network, utilities, water, sewer, waste transfer, and engineering. Public Works is also responsible for maintenance of municipal parks, greenspace, and recreation facilities. The Public Works Yard is located at 250 2nd St W in Vanderhoof.
Need to report an issue with water, sewer, roads, or garbage?
To sign-up, call the District office at 250-567-4711. On collection day, bins must be placed no further than 1 metre from the roadside and must be on the street by 8:00am.
Residents are responsible for the replacement cost if the bin is lost or stolen, and for keeping their bins clean and secure, and returning their bins to their property after collection. All bins have an electronic ID tag that is linked to your specific property, and must stay at the assigned residence even if you move.
If damage or vandalism of the bins results from negligence, residents will be responsible for obtaining a new bin from the District and paying the replacement cost. Please call 250-567-4711 to report your issue.
|Annual Cost for Pick-up|
|Large Bin – 360L||$251.00|
|Medium Bin – 240L||$169.50|
|Small Bin – 120L||$94.25|
Water & Sewer
Sprinkling restrictions are in effect from June 1 to September 30 for all residents on the municipal water system.
Lawn and yard sprinkling can only be done from:
- 7am-10am and 7pm-10pm
- Even numbered address on even numbered days
- Odd numbered address on odd numbered days.
The minimum charge for a load or supply of builk water is $75.
The minimum charge for a load of sewage dumping into the municipal lagoons is $75.
The lagoon is located at the east end of Stewart St.
The Hunter Lane reservoir was installed in the summer 2018 and provides water to all houses on the municipal water system.
Water to residences and businesses in the northside subdivision (northside of the Nechako River) are provided by a private company called Northside Water Services.
For service rates and payment information, visit the Finance Page.