Water is billed monthly in arrears. 

All meters are read every month.

Seasonal water is turned on/off, by request, May 1st to Sept 30th each year.  It is the homeowners responsibility to call for an appointment a minimum of 48 hours in advance to turn the water on/off.  Office hours are 9-12 and 1-5, Monday – Friday.  We do not carry out on/off’s at the weekend unless it is a water break emergency.

Payment Schedule



 1.       Current Monthly Water Rates:  

0 to 3,000 gallons                  $50.00 minimum per month

3,001-5000                              $0.50 per 100 gallons

5001-8000                               $0.75 per 100 gallons

8001-11,000                            $1.50 per 100 gallons

11,001-9,999,999                    $3.00 per 100 gallons

Infrastructure charge:  $25 per month

  1.     Water rates for the use of water from the Water Tower:    $3.00 per 100 gallons
Emergency or weekend connection/disconnection:$150.00  
Disconnection/connection due to arrears:$150.00  

4.      Water meter deposits:                                           $200.00

5.      N.S.F cheques:                                                        $45.00

6.       Arrears 2% added monthly after 60 days

Please note, any water charges not paid by December 31 each year, will be transferred to taxes and will incur interest on the 1st of each month it remains unpaid.

Bylaw 1/22 The Water Bylaw

Buena Vista’s Water Quality

Saskatchewan Ministry of Environment requires that at least once each year waterworks owners provide notification to consumers of the quality of water produced and supplied as well as information on the performance of the waterworks in submitting samples as required by a Minister’s Order or Permit to Operate a waterworks.  The following is a summary of the Village of Buena Vista’s water quality and sample submission compliance record for the current year.

2018 Drinking Water Quality and Compliance Form

2017 Drinking Water Quality and Compliance Form

2016 Drinking Water Quality and Compliance Form

2015 Drinking Water Quality Report

2014 Drinking Water Quality Report 

2013 Drinking Water Quality Report

2012 Drinking Water Quality Report