The Municipality of Meaford provides you with clean, safe drinking water, and treats wastewater so it can be safely returned to the environment. Water services are provided to homes in the urban area of Meaford, as well as in Leith. Many rural properties are serviced by private wells and septic systems.

Water Billing is Moving to a Monthly Billing Cycle

As of June 1, 2023, residents of the Municipality of Meaford will be moving water billing from bi-monthly to monthly cycles. Click the button below to learn more about the switch. 

Click here to read the notice


Has Your Mailing Address Changed?

Help us ensure our records are up to date by filling out the form below. 

Mailing Address Update Form

Paying Your Bill

Your water bill due date will be printed in the upper right corner of your water bill. Commercial bills are sent monthly, residential bills are sent bi-monthly. Interest at a rate of 1.25% is added each month on any outstanding balance following the due date.

 eBilling

 Eliminate paper bills by having your water bills emailed to you. Sign up using the form below to receive your water bills by email.

eBilling Application Form - Water

Pre-Authorized Payment Plan

Never miss a payment and avoid late fees by signing up for a Pre-Authorized Payment Plan. You will receive your bill (in the mail or by email) before the due date, then the amount due will be automatically deducted from your bank account.

Click Here to Set-Up or Change a Pre-Authorized Payment Plan

Cash, Cheque and Debit

Make Cash, cheque and debit payments at the Municipal Office during office hours. Please make all cheques payable to the Municipality of Meaford.

Address: 21 Trowbridge Street West, Meaford 

Hours: Monday to Friday, 8:30am to 4:30pm

Cheques can also be dropped off 24 hours a day using the after hours mail slot. Please do not put cash in the after hours mail slot. If you need a receipt, please include a stamped, self-addressed envelope as well as your entire utility bill with your payment.

Visa/Mastercard

You can now pay your water bill using your Visa or MasterCard:

Over the phone: call 1-877-565-3799

Online: Meaford Online Bill Payment System

Guidelines:

  • There is a processing fee of 1.75% for Visa and MasterCard transactions.
  • The maximum payment is $1000.00
  • Please allow two business days for processing.
  • You will receive an e-mail confirmation of payment for on-line payments or a confirmation number by phone.

You will need your 11-digit customer number on hand.

Online Banking

Payments can also be made by telephone banking and at bank machines through the following banks:

  • TD Canada Trust
  • Royal Bank
  • Bank of Montreal
  • Scotia Bank
  • CIBC

If paying through online banking, please drop the first two zeros from your customer number.

Water and Wastewater Rates

 

Charge - Water2023 Rates

Flat Rate - Water Service Charge - per month

$55.37/month

Residential Consumption

  $2.70/m3

Leith Consumption 

will match the approved City of Owen Sound consumption rate

  $5.05/m3

Commercial Consumption

  $2.70/m3

Bulk Water

  $3.92/m3

  

Charge – Sewer 2023 Rates

Flat Rate - Sewer Service Charge - per month

$47.14/month

Residential Consumption

  $2.55/m3

Commercial Consumption

  $3.64/m3

Portable Toilet Waste - 50% of Septage                               

$14.86/m3

Bulk Waste Water -  holding tanks

  $8.92/m3

Landfill Leachate Dilute >600 BOD (mg/L) - 30% of Septage

  $8.92/m3

Landfill Leachate Dilute >600 BOD (mg/L) - 50% of Septage

$14.86/m3

Septage $29.72/m3

 

 

Water Meters2023 Rates
5/8 x 3/4 Residential Meter (RF Radio Read)      $450.00
3/4 inch Backflow Preventer                                                      $100.00
3/4 inch Commercial Meter      $550.00
1 inch Commercial Meter      $650.00
2 inch Commercial Meter   $3,200.00

 

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