Environment Department

The Environment Department is responsible for overseeing the municipal water, wastewater and landfill operations throughout the municipality.

Water and Sewage

Water and wastewater operations & maintenance are the responsibility of the Municipality of Highlands East. These services are managed by operations staff certified to operate within the Province of Ontario.

Systems include water treatment and distribution for drinking water and a sewage lagoon and sewage disposal site for waste water treatment.

View our Water and Sewage page for further details on system information and compliance.

Garbage and Recycling

Garbage and recycling services are provided by the Municipality of Highlands East. Our facilities include four landfill sites and a transfer station. The Municipality has two operating seasons, Winter and Summer.

View our Garbage and Recycling page for further details on landfill locations, hours of operation and fees.