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 COVID-19 Response for Saskatoon Residents

City Hall Lobby is open with a limited number of in-person services; the remainder of City Hall remains closed to the public. Learn more about the City’s response to COVID-19 and changes to programs and services.

Drinking Water

Drinking Water Advisories

Saskatoon has one the safest water supplies in North America. We take pride in the quality of our water supply, and are committed to ensuring all precautions are taken to keep our citizens safe when work or construction is occurring on the water supply system.

Water Treatment Plant

The Water Treatment Plant collects and treats drinking water for distribution to Saskatoon and area.

Be Water Wise

Conserving water helps to save energy, money and preserve our water systems. 

Water Meters

The City of Saskatoon provides water and sewer services to approximately 72,000 water meters with approximately 1,000 new meters added each year. 

Water Week

World Water Day is March 22, a day that globally marks the importance of water. Saskatoon continues to create infrastructure and processes that will sustain our access to quality drinking water.

Lead Water Pipes

Saskatoon’s water supply is virtually lead-free. The lead level content in the City’s drinking water when it enters the water distribution system is well-below the Health Canada allowable limit. 

Water Main Breaks & Repairs

Water main breaks generally result from corrosion, ground movement, expansion and contraction of the water main pipe when weather changes.

Water & Wastewater Utility Rates

The rates for this service are designed to fund all of the Water & Wastewater costs related to operations and capital projects regarding water quality, city growth, and regulatory requirements.

Your Water Meter

When you regularly read your own water meter, you can keep your account current and accurate in between readings done by our City of Saskatoon meter readers.

Frozen Pipes

To help prevent frozen pipes at your home, we recommend making sure the pipes are well-insulated, including the portion at the outside walls of your home.

Water Service for Businesses

Businesses that are reopening after several weeks during the COVID-19 pandemic may expect issues when they start using their water again. It is recommended to flush internal pipes to maintain water quality.