Utilities

Electricity                     

BC Hydro:  1.800.224.9376 or www.bchydro.com

Propane (heating)         

Water and Sewer

Water and sewer services are provided by the Village of Radium Hot Springs

Municipal Rates (2016):

  • Water – Residential - $101.00 flat rate (paid on time) per 4 month billing period – single family dwelling. Commercial - .54 per cubic metre (paid on time) plus variable meter rent rate.
  • Sewer – Residential –   $59.00 per 4 month billing period (paid on time). Commercial – rates variable based on business activity. E.g. $26.00 per rented unit (i.e. hotels, motels), $81.50 per stall for restaurants, pubs, lounges, mini-golf, $121.50 per stall for offices and retail stores.

Waste Disposal and Recycling

Garbage

There is no municipal garbage pick-up. Private companies will pick up for a monthly fee. Residents take garbage (no charge for household garbage/yard waste) to transfer station (10km north near Edgewater), or to the Regional District of East Kootenay managed Columbia Valley Landfill – 22 km south in Windermere).

Recycling

There is no service/fee. Local drop-off bins for cardboard, glass, plastic are available around Radium (yellow bins). Bottles/cans and end-of-life electronics go to Bottle Depot in Invermere (18 km south). Other household items (in working order) can be recycled at the Re-Use-It Centre (Columbia Valley Landfill 22 km south).