UTILITIES

WATER

The water system consists of two wells which have a capacity of 1972 m3/day which is sufficient to provide enough water for 6500 persons assuming on both wells an average demand of 288 I/person/day.

The new Reverse Osmosis Water Treatment Plant can process 1199 m3 / day (in 22 hrs).

Guidelines for water storage are two average day demand plus one hour of fire flow at 64 L/s. This calculates to 1015 m3 storage requirement at full growth. The reservoir has a current capacity of 1015 m3 which is sufficient.

In summary and unlike many other Saskatchewan communities, Grenfell’s water system is in great shape and has sufficient capacity for the projected growth.

Water Service Charges

The following quarterly rates shall apply for the use of water: a) $ 58.00 for the first 4000 gallons; b) $ 7.00 per thousand gallons (1,000) gallons or part thereof.

WASTE WATER & SEWAGE

Effluent Disposal

The primary cell has an area of 4.66 ha (11.52 acres) which provides a treatment capacity for 1815 persons (745 more than the projected growth requirement). The secondary cell has a storage capacity of 84,900 m3 which provides sufficient storage for 1918 people for 210 days. This is 918 persons more than the projected growth requirement.

In summary, Grenfell’s sewage treatment: system is in good shape to accommodate the projected growth.

Storm Water

Drainage is handled by a combination of storm water pipe (minor system) and surface drainage (major system).

Waste Water and Sewage Charges

The following quarterly rates shall apply for the use of sewer: a) $ 25.00 per quarter

NATURAL GAS

SaskEnergy, the primary provider of natural gas in Grenfell always has the ability to expand its infrastructure if required to accommodate growth and to meet your business’s needs.

Call Cindy Fenske, Business Manager, Yorkton/Weyburn Area, SaskEnergy Incorporated, 40 Palliser Way, Yorkton, Saskatchewan, S3N 3Z4, 1 (306) 786-2398 to discuss your specific needs and requirements.

POWER

All properties in Grenfell are in close proximity to 3 phase and single phase power service.

Call SaskPower at 1-888-757-6937 to discuss your specific needs and requirements.

TELECOMMUNICATIONS

Telephone Services

The primary provider of land line telephone is SaskTel.

Call SaskTel products and services 1-800-SASKTEL (1-800-727-5835) to discuss your specific needs and requirements.

Cellular Services

Cellular services in the area are provided by the following companies:

Sask Tel

Bell

Videotron

Rogers

Telus

Wind

Mobile Country Code

302

302

302

302

302

302

Mobile Network Code

780

610

500

720

220

490

3G Download Speed

1.8 Mb/s

2.5 Mb/s

4.9 Mb/s

1.7 Mb/s

2.3 Mb/s

1.7 Mb/s

4G Download Speed

10.7 Mb/s

9.7 Mb/s

21.2 Mb/s

10.2 Mb/s

9.6 Mb/s

NA

3G Upload Speed

0.4 Mb/s

0.4 Mb/s

0.5 Mb/s

0.3 Mb/s

0.3 Mb/s

0.3 Mb/s

4G Upload Speed

4.1 Mb/s

2.7 Mb/s

10.9 Mb/s

3.3 Mb/s

2 Mb/s

NA

2G Latency

NA

NA

483 ms

836 ms

NA

NA

3G Latency

568 ms

622 ms

558 ms

558 ms

565 ms

586 ms

4G Latency

33 ms

50 ms

84 ms

56 ms

44 ms

NA

2G Data Reliability

NA

NA

63%

58%

NA

NA

3G Data Reliability

83%

75%

83%

81%

85%

85%

4G Data Reliability

84%

80%

100%

82%

83%

NA

Latency Spread

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

4G First Seen on

18th of Mar 2014

20th of Jul 2013

16th of Jul 2014

27th of May 2013

13th of Nov 2013

NA

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INTERNET SERVICES

A number of Internet Service Providers who provide high speed and satellite service the area:

• Sasktel

• Xplornet

• Yourlink

• Shaw