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Operations Department Yearly Maintenance Schedule

 Yearly Maintenance Schedule

For more information please contact 403-886-4265.

The Operations Department Consists of 1 manager, 1 supervisor, 6 full time operators, 1 full time landscape/horticulturist, 1 full time administration and utility clerk, 1 part time admin/safety and 7 temporary summer staff. 

The Operations Department is responsible for following:

- Snow Removal
- Street Sweeping
- Maintain Roadways, sidewalks & alleys
- Maintain infrastructure
Storm- Storm Water Management
- Drainage
Water Operate Water systems
- Maintain Quality drinking water
- Hydrant/Line flushing
- Install/read water meters
- Calculate & send out utility bills
- Reporting to Government agencies
Sewer- Operate the regional sewer line
- Operate wastewater collection system
- Sewer line flushing
Garbage- Maintain garbage receptacles around public property in Penhold
Parks & Recreation Spaces- Operate/maintain outdoor recreational facilities
- Maintain parks and green spaces
Memorial Hall- Memorial Hall maintenance


Can anyone work in water and wastewater?

No. Alberta Environment mandates certification for Water & Wastewater Operators. Certification is obtained through combination of education, experience and passing the Government examination. Continuing education is required to maintain certification.

Are there checks done to make sure the water is safe?

The Town of Penhold water is treated to comply with Alberta Drinking Water Regulations