Town Services

Bridgewater Police Department

AddThis Social Bookmark Button

logo-policeConsists of a Chief of Police, four Sergeants, eleven full time constables and a two member Criminal Investigation Section, two part –time constables and a full-time Special Constable (by-laws and meters). The Department also employs four full-time Communications Technicians and two Auxiliary Constables.

Visit Website

 

   

Bridgewater Volunteer Fire Department

AddThis Social Bookmark Button

logo-fire-deptThe Bridgewater Volunteer Fire Department serves the Town and surrounding communities through a 24-hour paging alarm system. Services include Mutual Aid, public education, fire prevention, fire suppression, vehicle extraction, cold water rescue other emergency services. The Firemen’s Band is the longest standing Fireman’s Band in Canada and the Ladies Auxiliary plays a key role in support of the fire fighters.

Visit Website

 

   

Electricity

AddThis Social Bookmark Button

ns-power-logo

 

Throughout Nova Scotia, Nova Scotia Power is the dominant electricity supplier (97% of generation).

For complete up-to-date rate information please visit the Nova Scotia Power website.

 

http://www.nspower.ca
   

Ecology

AddThis Social Bookmark Button
Bridgewater and the whole of Lunenburg County are "green" communities with four stream recycling of all commercial and residential refuse. Basic collection in Bridgewater is included in the tax base.
   

Sustainabile Bridgewater

AddThis Social Bookmark Button
Sustainable BridgewaterThe Integrated Community Sustainability Plan (ICSP) sets a long-term vision for Bridgewater as a "sustainable community", and outlines the goals, strategies, and actions that our community can take to achieve it. Completed in March 2010, it will act as a guide for Town of Bridgewater initiatives for approximately 5-7 years, when it will need to be updated. Its 6 key topic areas are energy, food, transportation, the economy, municipal infrastructure, and education for sustainability.

Click here to visit the Sustainable Bridgewater website.

   

Water Supply and Rates

E-mailPrint

AddThis Social Bookmark Button

Pure and Clean! The 15 million-gallon reservoir water supply for Bridgewater is from three large fresh water lakes and is one of the largest water reserves in Nova Scotia. Bridgewater boasts a new state-of-the-art $7.8 million water treatment plant that anticipates having a 4 million-gallon capacity. The current wastewater treatment plant has a three million-gallon per day capacity with expansion capabilities.

 

WATER RATES:

Water Rates At A Glance:

 Size of Meter Base (inches)

Quarterly Charge ($)

 

1 August 2005

1 August 2006

1 August 2007

1 June 2009 

 5/8

45.50

47.99

50.59

 53.50

 3/4

66.12

69.82

73.69

 77.76

 1

107.34

113.47

119.87

 126.29

 1 1/2

210.41

222.61

235.35

 247.61

 2

334.09

353.57

373.92

 393.20

 3

663.91

702.81

743.43

 781.42

 4

1,034.95

1,095.70

1,159.14

 1,218.18

 6

2,065.62  

2,187.06 

2,313.87 

 2,431.38

 8

 -

 - 

 -

 4.372.50

 

Consumption Rates Per Cubic Meters (m3)

1 August 2005 Quarterly Rates Per Cubic Meters (m3)
First 25,000 m3 per quarter $0.75 per m3
Over 25,000 m3 per quarter $0.30 per m3
   
1 August 2006  
First 25,000 m3 per quarter $0.79 per m3
Over 25,000 m3 per quarter $0.32 per m3
   
1 August 2007  
First 25,000 m3 per quarter $0.83 per m3
Over 25,000 m3 per quarter $0.33 per m3
   
1 June 2009  
First 25,000 m3 per quarter  $0.887 per m3 
Over 25,000 m3 per quarter  $0.375 per m3 

 

   

Contact Information

E-mailPrint

AddThis Social Bookmark Button
logo-town-bridgewater Address:  




Phone:  
Fax:  

Email:  
Web:
  
Town of Bridgewater
60 Pleasant Street
Bridgewater, Nova Scotia
Canada B4V 3X9

902-543-4651
902-543-6876

admin@bridgewater.ca
www.bridgewater.ca


Municipal Service & Departments

Main Switchboard (902) 543-4651
Engineering Department (902) 541-4370
Planning (902) 541-4368
Development Officer (902) 541-4369
By-law Enforcement (902) 543-2464
Sewage Treatment Plant (902) 543-5870
Public Works Garage (902) 543-5142
Public Works Garage (after hours) (902) 543-9193
Finance and Administration (902) 541-4651
Tax Payment Arrangements General Inquiries (including tax, water, and sewer) (902) 543-4651
Parks, Recreation and Culture Department (902) 543-2274
Swimming Pool (902) 543-7565
Bridgewater Memorial Arena (902) 543-2504
DesBrisay Museum (902) 543-4033
Wile Carding Mill (902) 543-8233
Bridgewater Public Library (902) 543-9222
Dog Control (902) 543-4102
Fire Department (902) 543-2424
Police Department (902) 543-2464   Fax: 543-7478
Brookside Cemetery (902) 543-6947