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Requesting Underground Infrastructure Inspections

Published: 10:39 AM | May 3, 2023

Activities such as driveway paving and landscaping on your property can damage your connection to the water supply. This is why Halifax Water asks customers planning property improvements such as driveway paving or landscaping to contact the utility 2-3 weeks before work begins. 

This will allow time to schedule and conduct a visit to your property to complete an inspection and maintenance of the water service box that connects your home to the water main in the street.  

Halifax Water offers this service at no charge to its customers. 
Please call our Customer Care Centre at 902-420-9287 to start the process. 

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Biosolids Processing Facility Upgrades & Expansion

Published: 1:33 PM | September 1, 2023

Halifax Water is another step closer to developing an upgraded and expanded Biosolids Processing Facility that provides improved benefits for customers and the environment. A comprehensive procurement process that began in 2021 included steps for a Request for Qualifications (RFQ). Having attracted interest from across the country, Halifax Water has pre-qualified three proponents that will have the opportunity to proceed to the Request for Proposals (RFP) stage. 

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Halifax Water Board Appoints New General Manager

Published: 2:43 PM | May 23, 2023
Updated: 3:19 PM | May 23, 2023

Halifax Water’s Board of Commissioners is pleased to announce that Tareq Al-Zabet has been appointed as the successful candidate for the position of General Manager and CEO at the utility. His selection results from a rigorous recruitment process conducted nationally, which attracted more than 130 applicants.  

Mr. Al-Zabet brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to the role, with more than twenty years of leadership roles in water resource management, nuclear waste management, infrastructure and environment and climate change. The Board has recognized his proven ability to listen, be thoughtful, build relationships and be an effective communicator.  

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Burnside Operations Depot First Phase Announcement

Published: 1:01 PM | May 16, 2023

Halifax Water is pleased to announce Bird-Chandos Joint Venture as the successful proponent for its new facility's first phase (design validation) in Burnside Business Park. During this phase, the proponent will undertake a process intended to provide Halifax Water with confidence that this new facility meets the desired services, function, and flow within the schedule and target cost.

Beginning in September of 2022, Halifax Water started a rigorous, fair, and transparent procurement process to find the best value for the utility’s customers. This included evaluating critical factors, including assessing each proponent’s approach to designing a new facility, their health, safety, and environmental record, and an assessment of earlier work. 

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Halifax Water a 2023 Top Employer in our Region

Published: 9:52 AM | January 23, 2023

Halifax Water has been named one of the top employers in the province and region. This designation is based on a review of progressive HR programs, policies, and best practices of leading employers across the region.

Announced last week, selected organizations, like Halifax Water, are highlighted as top employers, helping raise the bar on employee best practices.

"I’m delighted that Halifax Water has been selected as one of Nova Scotia’s and Atlantic Canada’s Top Employers for 2023. It is an honour to be recognized for our emphasis on promoting and encouraging growth for our employees and our focus on fostering a respectful, diverse, equitable and inclusive workplace,” says Louis de Montbrun, General Manager (Acting) for Halifax Water.

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