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Township of Cramahe Profile

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Table 17 - Utilities
Water & Sewer
Water Availability
Major Source Well (Purdy Rd. Lot 30, Cramahe Twp)
% of Population Increase Served from the Source 60% (Colborne)
Water Treatment
Name of Provider Lakefront Utility Services Inc.
Rated Capacity 500 gal/minute
Average Daily Demand (mgd) 0.187
Peak Demand (mgd) n/a
Chemical Breakdown of Water available on request
Water Quality test results available on request
Cost per 1000 Gallons depends on size of pipe -
rates vary from $16.25/month for 5/8"
to $92.85/month for 8"
Water Connection Fee n/a
Source: Bruce Craig, General Manager LUSI 905-372-2193
Sewer Treatment
Name of Provider Cramahe Township Works
Average Daily Flow (mgd) 0.1118


Electric Power
Name of Company Lakefront Utility Services Inc.
Communities Served Cobourg, Colborne
Company-Net Importer or Exporter of Power Importer (no own generation facility)
% of Reserve Margin Including Generation & Net Purchases n/a
Name of Power Pool Membership n/a
State Electric Power Deregulated (yes or no, if yes provide date) 1-May-02
Average Cost per kWh (cents) Small Medium
  <50 kW & 18,000 kWh >50 kW & 18,000 kWh
Monthly Service Charge (per month) $23.42 $187.03
Distribution Volumetric Charge (per kWh) $0.0061 $2.0832
Cost of Power (per kW) $0.0741 $3.7635
Cost of Power (per kWh)   $0.0623
Source: Bruce Craig, General Manager LUSI 905-372-2193


Natural Gas - where available (urban areas only)
Name of Provider Union Gas
Small Volume General Firm Service (01)
Monthly Customer Charge $10.00
Commodity and Fuel (cents per cubic metre) 0.16213
Transportation 0.06642
Inventory rider (charged Jan - March) 0.08492
Delivery (first 100 cu m) 0.11890
Next 200 cu m 0.10986
Next 200 cu m 0.10525
Next 500 cu m 0.09989
All over 1,000 cu m 0.08228
Large Volume General Firm Service (10)
Monthly Customer Charge $50.00
Commodity and Fuel (cents per cubic metre) 0.16213
Transportation (Winter) 0.06589
Inventory rider (charged Jan - March) 0.08492
Transportation (Summer) 0.04589
Delivery (first 1000 cu m) 0.09560
Next 9,000 cu m 0.07134
Next 20,000 cu m 0.05790
Next 70,000 cu m 0.04915
All over 100,000 cu m 0.02324
Small Volume Interruptible Service (16)
Monthly Customer Charge $70.00
Gas Supply Charge - Winter 0.23827
Gas Supply Charge - Summer 0.19649
Inventory rider (charged Jan - March) 0.08492
Delivery (per cubic metre delivered) 0.05253
Large Volume Interruptible Service (25)
Monthly Customer Charge $190.00
Supply - min. winter $80.80
Supply - max winter $476.74
Supply - min year-round $80.80
Supply - max year-round $443.42
Delivery (min) $9.00
Delivery (max) $7.00


Telecommunications
# of Local Service Providers Bell Canada only
# of Long Distance Service Providers varies by location
# of Cellular service providers Rogers/Cantel, Bell Mobility, Sprint
Local Service Provider: Bell Canada
Switch Technology is Digital or Analog digital
Fiber Service Provided no
Monitored Remotely or On-Site remotely
ISDN Availability in selected locations


Business Support Services (#)
Tool & Die 15 in County
more within business range
Machine Shop 11
Welding 9
Office Equipment Service & Repair 6
Temporary Employment Services 2


Post Office
Postal Code group = "Forward Sortation Area" (first 3 characters) K0L
Main Postal Station Colborne
Sorting Facility most often used for non-local mail Peterborough
Service Delivery Standard
Local Mail* 2 business days or less
Same Province 3 business days or less
Between Provinces 4 business days or less
*for postal codes beginning with K0L, "local" is defined as other KOL codes incl. Bewdley and Hastings


Same table for: Northumberland County Cobourg
Alderville First Nation Hamilton Township
Alnwick-Haldimand Port Hope
Brighton Trent Hills

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