The UV system at Mill Cove is two decades old, and is due for replacement. In order to install the new UV system, the old UV system has to be completely removed. This requires shutting down the current UV system for approximately six weeks.
This is a big job and a significant investment in the community at approximately $18 million. The project has been approved for funding by the Federal and Provincial governments, in combination with Halifax Water, provided it can be completed by March 2018.
Halifax Water’s Advanced Metering Infrastructure (AMI) project, will enable three-way digital communication between the meter, the utility and customers. AMI will increase customer convenience, customer ability to track and manage their water usage in real time, and enhance customer service.
From March 1 to April 30, 2016 Halifax Water implemented a successful pilot seasonal disinfection program. Halifax Water has been granted approval by Nova Scotia Environment (NSE) to undertake a second pilot program November 1, 2016 to April 30, 2017.
A pilot program has been approved for March and April of 2016.
Halifax Water held a series of Stormwater Management Public Information Sessions throughout the Halifax Municipality September 14th, 15th, 16th and 17th, 2015. These sessions were held to provide valuable information about Stormwater Management in light of climate change, community growth and to answer your questions.
Halifax Water has created an interactive map of fire hydrant and catchbasin locations in Halifax Municipality. Users can use this valuable tool to locate hydrants and catchbasins in their neighborhoods for all kinds of applications such as locating a nearby hydrant for home insurance purposes, in times of inclement weather (i.e. snow/ice storms, excessive rain events, etc.), or general interest, just to name a few.