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Public Works

The Town of Digby Public Works Department is run out of a modern facility built in 1996 at 68 Sydney Street, and is equipped with modern equipment and trucks necessary to fulfill it's responsibilities. The Public Works Department staff consists of a Director of Public Works, Foreman, STP Operator, as well as operators/labourers, who are responsible for the planning, operations and maintenance of the Town's streets, sidewalks, snow and ice removal, sewers, storm drainage, equipment, buildings, parks and grounds, and the Water Utility.

For after hours Public Works emergencies dial (902) 245-5906

Ed McCormick, Director of Public Works

Office: (902) 245-4683
Public Works General Number: (902) 245-5906

Hours: Monday - Friday: 8:30am - 4:30pm

Digby Water Commission

public works buildingThe Digby Water Commission is a Town-owned utility serving the residents of Digby, the surrounding areas of Mount Pleasant, Lighthouse Road, Belaire Drive, Pleasant Street, and Hillcrest. The members of the Commission consist of the Mayor, one Councillor, and five members of the public. Staff members are the Director of Public Works, Utility Clerk, Deputy Clerk and the Town Clerk. Eight drilled wells supply the utility, Vantasell Lake provides a backup water supply for large demands on the system, such as fire fighting. Water testing is performed on a regular basis, conforming to the Canadian Drinking Water Quality Guidelines. Billing and administration for the utility is located in the Town Office. Water bills are issued every two months.

SWPA Plan Revised January 25, 2018 (283 KB)

  • Water Commission Department: (902) 245-4769
  • Utility Clerk: (902) 245-4769