The Environmental Services Department manages the construction and daily operations of the water, wastewater, and the solid waste infrastructure systems within Greenview.

Due to Greenview’s size and varied population density, services vary according to location. The mandate of the Environmental Services department is to provide quality water, wastewater and solid waste systems that meet all Provincial and Federal Standards for the residents of Greenview.

Environmental Services maintains the following:

  • 4 water treatment plants which delivery water to the communities via water distribution systems (DeBolt, Ridgevalley, Little Smoky and Grande Cache)
  • 10 water points (Grovedale, South Wapiti, Goodwin, Puskwaskau, Crooked Creek, Sandy Bay New Fish Creek, Sunset House, Sweathouse, and Little Smoky)
  • 1 sewer treatment facility (Grande Cache)
  • 5 wastewater treatment lagoons (Grovedale, DeBolt, Ridgevalley, Sturgeon Heights, and Little Smoky, Tony Creek).
  • 6 wastewater collection systems (Grovedale, DeBolt, Ridgevalley, Grande Cache and Little Smoky)
  • 1 Class II landfill (Grande Cache) Residential and limited commercial waste excepted. Location of the recycling bins for Grande Cache.
  • Managing and operating Partner for the Greenview Regional Waste Management Commission Class II Commercial Waste Landfill.
  • 10 transfer stations (Grovedale, South Wapiti, DeBolt, Puskwaskau, Sturgeon Heights, New Fish Creek, Sunset House, Sweathouse and Little Smoky) NOTE: Sandy Bay transfer site only accepts household garbage as it is a bin only site.
  • 3 Transfer stations have inert landfill pits: DeBolt, New Fish Creek and Sunset house.
  • 5 sets of recycling bins (Grovedale, DeBolt, Crooked Creek, Sunset House and Little Smoky)

FORMS:

CONTACT:
Environmental Services: 780-524-7600
24/7 Dispatch: 1-866-524-4608

TRANSFER STATIONS & LANDFILLS

The Environmental Services Department is responsible for the day to day operation and maintenance of the municipal solid waste sites throughout Greenview.  This department is responsible for the following:

  • 1 Class II landfill (Grande Cache). Residential and limited commercial waste excepted. Location of the recycling bins for Grande Cache.
  • Managing and operating Partner for the Greenview Regional Waste Management Commission Class II Commercial Waste Landfill.
  • 10 transfer stations (Grovedale, South Wapiti, DeBolt, Puskwaskau, Sturgeon Heights, New Fish Creek, Sunset House, Sweathouse and Little Smoky) NOTE: Sandy Bay transfer site only  accepts household garbage, as it is a bin only site.
  • 3 Transfer stations have inert landfill pits: DeBolt, New Fish Creek and Sunset house.

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RECYCLING OPPORTUNITIES PRESENTED THROUGHOUT GREENVIEW ARE AS FOLLOWS:

  • Community Recycling bins located at: Grovedale, DeBolt, Crooked Creek, Sunset House and Little Smoky
  • Grande Cache Community recycling bins are located at the Grande Cache Landfill
  • Grande Cache curbside recycling
  • Grande Cache Bottle Binge Program

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WASTEWATER

Alberta Environment and Sustainable Resource Development (AESRD) has the regulatory mandate, in accordance with the Environmental Protection and Enhancement Act and Regulations for Wastewater treatment facilities, lagoons and wastewater sewer collection systems.

Greenview is responsible for meeting the regulatory requirements and for the collection, treatment and disposal or use of treated wastewater. They are also responsible for maintaining the wastewater collection system up to the service connection.

  • 4 wastewater collection systems located in DeBolt, Little Smoky, Grovedale and Grande Cache
  • 6 wastewater lagoons located in Little Smoky, DeBolt, Sturgeon Heights, Grovedale, and Ridgevalley

Tony Creek Industrial lagoon between Little Smoky and Fox Creek

  • Grande Cache – Mechanical Wastewater Treatment Facility
  • Vac Truck Accessible septic disposal site: Tony Creek, Sturgeon Heights, Grovedale and Grande Cache

GRANDE CACHE RESIDENTIAL & COMMERICAL GARBAGE COLLECTION

Greenview offers residential curbside garbage collection to Grande Cache residents, MD Co-Ops & Enterprises, as well as commercial garbage collection.

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WATER POINTS

Greenview operates and maintains eleven Water points (Bulk Water truck fill stations) throughout the municipal district.  The Potable waterpoints are operated under the requirements of Alberta Public Health.  Daily, monthly, and annual testing are completed at each site to ensure the quality of drinking water surpasses the required water standards.
Accounts are required to be set up regarding accessing the waterpoints. Please be advised that Sandy Bay and Puskwaskau waterpoints are coin operated

Potable Water Points:

Crooked Creek, Goodwin, New Fish Creek, Sandy Bay, Sunset House, Sweathouse, and Little Smoky.

Non-Potable Water Points:
Grovedale and South Wapiti,
Sandy Bay and Puskwaskau (COIN OPERATED)

Water Point Locations:


Map of All Water Point Locations

WATER TREATMENT PLANTS /DISTRIBUTION SYSTEMS

Municipal drinking water systems in Alberta are governed by regulations, guidelines and legislation set forth by Alberta Environment, Sustainable Resources Development (AESRD) and Healthy Canada By law in Alberta, these systems must be constructed to government’s design standards and operated according to provincial facility approvals. Facility operators are responsible for the day-to-day operation of treatment plants and must operate in accordance with the standards.

Water treatment operators regularly sample and test water, then analyze their data to know how effectively their treatment and distribution processes are working to provide safe drinking water.

Monitoring is also done on treated water before it enters the distribution system, and at random locations throughout the distribution system. This monitoring focuses on microbiological quality.

  • 4 Water treatment plants – Hamlets of Grande Cache, DeBolt, Ridgevalley and Little Smoky
  • 3 Rural Distribution lines (Valleyview, Ridgevalley & Crooked Creek)