When will I get my water turned on?

Water bills in Canada can vary wildly, and some people have to pay more than others.

For instance, some people in Nova Scotia and New Brunswick are getting water turned off for several weeks after a winter storm.

And in Manitoba, people with drinking water need to wait up to six months before they can turn off the taps.

So if you want to conserve your water and water conservation, here are the steps to take in your province.


Know your water conservation rules When you sign up for your water account, you need to understand the rules and restrictions, as well as the deadlines.

Here are the key points: The water company you use to pay your bill must pay for water to be used for residential, commercial and industrial use.