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Utilities Manager
Ron Routledge
(204) 748-2440

After Hours Emergency 
  (204) 851-5540

Submit a Water Meter Read 

Payments During COVID-19

We are encouraging payments of your utility and property tax bills to be made via Online, Telephone, E-Transfer, or through our Drop Box located at the main doors of our office on 236 Wellington Street West. Online Banking payments can be made by adding the Town of Virden as a payee. 

E-Transfer to: – Security Question: Favourite Colour - Answer: Blue

Utility Bills

Please make sure to include the Account Number, found on the bottom portion of your bill, when setting up.

  • Scotiabank:  VIRDEN WATER
  • Sunrise Credit Union:   VIRDEN, TOWN - UTILI

Do Not Flush

Please note that the following items do not break down in water and could compromise the Town sewer system:

  • Wipes 
  • Paper Towel
  • Sanitary Products
  • Rubber Gloves
  • Cleaning Rags 

We ask that residents refrain from flushing these items, even if labelled flushable, to help keep our sewer system working.

Water Billing

Water meter reading and subsequent billing take place every 3 months.

Water Meter Reading Periods:

Water Reports

The Town of Virden provides these reports to its ratepayers as an overview of the water treatment facility's current status. If you have any comments or concerns, please call the town office during business hours, and we will attempt to answer any questions you may have. For a complete list of all test results, records are available at the office.

2019 Annual Drinking Water Report

Frozen Water Lines


Water Line Freeze Policy

Water Line Freeze Waiver of Liability

Treatment & Supply

Water Supply

Source: 2 Groundwater wells
Pumping Capacity - 650 gpm each
Current Volumes - 740 gpm total
Over Capacity - 560 gpm

Water Treatment

Treatment Process
Reverse Osmosis
pH Adjustment
Sequestering Agent  

System Capacity - 293 gpm
Current Consumption - 173 gpm
Over Capacity - 120 gpm

Click here to see Certificate of Analysis September 2020

Click here to see Arsenic Test Result September 2020

Click here to see Treated Water Arsenic Testing Graph

Wastewater Treatment Process

Deep Well Oxidation
System Capacity - approx. 500,000 gpd
Average Daily Volumes - approx. 250,000 gpd

Home & Community Drainage System

Home and Community Drainage System

Bulk Water

Bulk Water is available at the water treatment plant through an automatic dispensing system utilizing tokens issued by the Town of Virden. Tokens may be purchased from the Town of Virden Office during regular business hours and cost $5.00 for a 500-gallon token.