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Table 17 - Utilities
Water & Sewer
Water: Major Source Well & Septic,
Trent River
or Lake Ontario
Name of Provider Municipal utilities
Water Quality test results quarterly tests available on request
Sewer Treatment  
Name of Provider varies by municipality


Electric Power
Name of Company varies by municipality
Note: Ontario's electricity market opens to competition May 2002


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) L1A, L0A (Toronto-area codes), K9A , K0K, K0L (Eastern Ontario codes)
Sorting Facility for mail originating in Port Hope Toronto
Sorting Facility for mail originating in Grafton (Bewdley, Hastings) Peterborough
Sorting Facility for mail originating everywhere else in the County Belleville
Service Delivery Standard
Local Mail 2 business days or less
Same Province 3 business days or less
Between Provinces 4 business days or less


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

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