Operations – General Inquiries
Telephone: 204-239-8346
Fax: 204-857-7275
E-Mail: operations@city-plap.com
Mailing Address:
97 Saskatchewan Ave. E.
Portage la Prairie, MB
R1N 0L8
• Curb Cut Permits
• Composting
• Mosquito Fogging
• Snow Clearing
• Plugged Sewer
• Portage la Prairie Regional Landfill
• Recycling
• Solid Waste Collection
• Tree Removal Permit
• Street Lighting/Signs/Cleaning
• Water Quality
• Tree Planting
• Weeds/Grass
• Water Service Activation
The Operations Department’s primary function is to maintain the City’s infrastructure – roads, drainage, water, sewer, boulevard trees, parks, Crescent Lake, recreational facilities and cemeteries. The Operations Department also provides services such as water supply, sewage treatment, garbage collection, and recyclable collection. Operations acts as a technical support to other Departments within the City for such things as land development and the provision of infrastructure data.
DIRECTOR OF OPERATIONS:
Kelly Braden, P.Eng.  Operations Department
Telephone: 204-239-8350          Fax: 204-857-7275            E-mail – Kelly Braden
The Director of Operations is accountable for delivering the services outlined.
To accomplish this, the Department is divided into five Divisions of responsibility, namely:
PUBLIC WORKS
Solid Waste & Recycling Collection, Streets & Roads, Sidewalks
and Water & Sewer main repairs.
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ENGINEERING
Construction of water mains, sewers and major repairs or
construction of streets, long term infrastructure planning
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PARKS/CEMETERIES 
Maintains all recreational facilities, City owned land such
as green spaces, walkways and bike paths, and cemeteries.
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WASTEWATER TREATMENT   
Treatment of municipal and industrial wastewater, operation
and maintenance of sewage pumping stations
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WATER TREATMENT  
Raw water treatment, meter reading and installation
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