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Water Break

Published on Thursday September 15th, 2016

~ by Municipal Services

We have a water break on Granville Street and Harvard Street areas, there will be low pressure or no water in these areas until repairs are completed.  The repair will take approx. 6 to 8 hours and the following street are affected:   Central to Granville on Notre Dame Russell to Granville on Harvard Milton to Harvard on Granville Winter to Notre Dame on Spring   As well there are street closures on Granville from Winter to… read more

2015 Water System Report

Published on Monday April 4th, 2016

~ by Municipal Services


Water Break on North Drive

Published on Tuesday March 1st, 2016

~ by Municipal Services

We have a water break on North Drive, we will be closing North Drive from the highway to West Drive while repairs are being done.


During this time there will be no water in the immediate service area until repairs to the water line are made.  Sorry for any inconvenience.

Water Break

Published on Tuesday February 16th, 2016

~ by Municipal Services

The water Department is experiencing a water break on Granville Street.  There will be a street closure with a detour in place from Schurman Avenue to Ranchview  on Granville Street.  Customers in the immediate area may see a decrease in pressure and may be without water while repair is done, depending on which line is broke if it is the old line staff can’t shut it off and staff will have to repair under pressure.


Expected repair time is mid-afternoon.


Water Main

Published on Tuesday January 26th, 2016

~ by Municipal Services

Municipal Services crew will be working on a water main at Eustane and Fitzroy, they will be most of the day fixing it.


Water Main Break

Published on Tuesday January 12th, 2016

~ by Municipal Services

There is a water main break at West Drive and Curran Drive, we have a street closure in place from Phillips to West Drive on Curran Drive and the expected time of repair is 4 to 6 hours if all goes well.

Sorry for any inconveniences.

Water Main

Published on Monday December 14th, 2015

~ by Municipal Services

We are doing repairs to a water main this morning on Granville St, as a result Granville St. (between Fitzroy and Hanover Streets) will be closed until 1:00 pm.

Sorry for any inconveniences, we appreciate your patience.  Any questions, please contact the City of Summerside Municipal Services Department at (902) 432-1268.

Flushing Water Lines

Published on Monday August 24th, 2015

~ by Municipal Services

We are flushing water lines in the; East Dr, MacDonald Crescent, Pine Dr and Crescent Drive and surrounding areas this morning, you may experience low water pressure until we complete this task.

State of Affairs for Snow Efforts: Roads: The City is continuing widening back streets and are approximately 90% complete, this continues through the weekend.  It is expected that by end of the weekend all streets will be widened back. Sidewalks: The City continues to clean up sidewalks and by the end of today will have them largely completed.  Once the sidewalks are opened the City will be scraping them off and salting them.  The… read more
PUBLIC ADVISORY - WATER BREAK The City of Summerside has experienced a main water line break on Route 2 very close to the intersection between East Drive and Route 2/Allweather Highway.  Staff are currently in process of shutting off water service to enact repairs.  The water shutdown will affect all of East Drive and a few house on Route 2/All Weather Highway. If everythings goes well service could be restored as early as Noon. … read more

Water Main Flushing

Published on Thursday September 11th, 2014

~ by Municipal Services

What is it? Every year City of Summerside staff go to each fire hydrant in the community and open them for several minutes to allow a large amount of water to flow out.  This is an important part of keeping our water system in good condition as it removes mineral deposits from our piping system and also gives staff the chance to test the operation of each fire hydrant to see if any repair work is needed.  Water main flushing is a normal… read more

Water Break Affecting Water Services on South Drive

Published on Thursday February 13th, 2014

~ by Municipal Services

Due to a water break on South drive which is being dug today for repair it will have the following effect on water services in the area. If everything goes well on the dig to repair we expect the water break to be repaired by 12:00 noon and service re-instated. The area that will have the water shut off is depicted in the map below:    We regret any inconvenience this has caused but emergency repairs are needed.  We are working… read more

2012 Drinking Water Report has been released!!!!

Published on Tuesday March 5th, 2013

~ by Municipal Services

The 2012 drinking water report, test results and chemistry has been added to our web site!!!

It can be found here!!

Water Main Break

Published on Thursday February 14th, 2013

~ by Municipal Services

There is a water main break on Valley Street, as a result the water is off on Valley Street and Lockwood Drive until repaired.

Granville Street will be closed between Schurman Ave and Rogers Avenue from 8:30 a.m. this morning to fix a water main.  It will be closed until fixed (early this afternoon if everything goes well).  If you have questions please contact Municipal Services at 432-1268. Traffic will be Detoured at Schurman Avenue and Rogers Avenue diverting to Arcona and Central Streets to get around the closure.  Those residents living in… read more

Water Main Repair today on Granville

Published on Monday February 4th, 2013

~ by Municipal Services

Municipal Services crews will repair an emergency water main break today.  As a result Granville Street will be closed between Schurman Ave and Rogers Lane beginning between 8am and 8:30 and will remain closed as long as barricades and signs stay in place.  During this time crews may need to shut the water off to houses on Granville Street in this area.  Work is anticipated to be complete later this afternoon.  At this time… read more

The City of Summerside water works crews has identified a water break on McGee Dr. that needs to be repaired immediately.  The City of Summerside has turned off the water at 3:00 p.m. to do this, it will involve South Drive to McGee Drive, down to Spruce Drive,  it will be back on again as soon as work crews repair the break.  The expectation is within 4-6 hours barring any unforeseen complications.

Ways to Save on Water

Published on Wednesday September 19th, 2012

~ by Municipal Services

Conserving Water is a great way to help the environment.  With these 5 simple ideas you can save a lot of water.    1. Stop that Leak!           A small drip from a single leaky tap could waste as much as 80 Litres of water per day.  Have leaks fixed as soon as you notice them.  Look in the Yellow Pages to find a plumber to help you.  2. Don't use the toilet for a garbage… read more

Water System Flushing

Published on Tuesday September 18th, 2012

~ by Municipal Services

Water System Flushing will begin on Tuesday September 25 and continue nightly until completed.  Hours for the flushing will be midnight until 6 am nightly.  Our staff will be easy to identify as they will be driving vehicles with our Summerside logo on them.  Staff will perform water system flushing by opening fire hydrants and allowing water to flow freely.  When flushing occurs in your area you may notice your water become discolored. … read more