The Water Treatment Plant (WTP)
130 Yellowquill Trail
Telephone: 204-239-8374   Fax: 204-239-8371

The Water Treatment Division has the responsibility of treating the raw water from the Assiniboine River and the operation of the McKay Reservoir and Pump Station. As well, meter reading and installation forms part of the duties.

Water Treatment Plant Annual Reports

Portage la Prairie Water Treatment Plant Operating License – Click Here
Water System Assessment (done on a 5 year rotation) – Click Here

2016 Reports
2016 Public Water System Annual Report
2016 Water Treatment Plant Annual Data Report
2016 Compliance Letter and Annual Audit Report from Conservation

2015 Reports
2015 Public Water System Annual Report
2015 Water Treatment Plant Annual Data Report
2015 Compliance Letter and Annual Audit Report from Conservation

2014 Reports
2014 Public Water System Annual Report
2014 Water Treatment Plant Annual Data Report
2014 Compliance Letter and Annual Audit Report from Conservation

2013 Reports
2013 Public Water System Annual Report
2013 Water Treatment Plant Annual Data Report
2013 Compliance Letter and Annual Audit Report from Conservation

2012 Reports
2012 Public Water System Annual Report
2012 Water Treatment Plant Annual Data Report
2012 Compliance Letter and Annual Audit Report from Conservation

2011 Reports
2011 Compliance Letter and Annual Audit Report from Water Stewardship
2011 Water Treatment Plant Annual Data Report
2011 Public Water System Annual Report
2011 THMs Comparison
Water Treatment Analytical Report - June 24, 2011
Water Treatment Analytical Report - August 3, 2011
Water Treatment Analytical Report - December 20, 2011

Lead Service Line Replacement Subsidy
To provide an incentive to property owners who wish to replace their lead water service lines, the City of Portage la Prairie offers a subsidy of $500 subject to the total budget allocated each year.

  • Lead Service Line Replacement Subsidy Application – Click Here
  • Lead Service Line Replacement Criteria – Click Here

Additional Information

  • Water Treatment Plant Brochure: Click Here
  • A schedule of Utility rates can be found on the  Utility Rates page of the Finance Department: Click Here
  • To view the City of Portage la Prairie’s Water/Sewer Rate By-Law: Click Here
  • Canadian Drinking Water Guidelines –  Click Here
  • For Information on a free Manitoba Hydro program geared toward saving money and reducing your carbon footprint   Click Here
  • What can you do to keep Manitoba’s surface water clean?  See the attached Province of Manitoba Water Protection Handbook  Click Here
  • To learn how to reduce water flow Click Here
  • For information on receiving a free water and energy saving kit Click Here

WHAT’S THE STORY ON LEAD IN YOUR DRINKING WATER?
As part of the City of Portage la Prairie’s ongoing drinking water review program and the continuing effort to ensure the City’s treated water meets current treatment standards, the City undertook testing of tap water at a few homes. View the full report

Are you interested in becoming a Certified Water Operator?

Certified water operators are a crucial part of providing an adequate and safe supply of water. AWWA has publications, online tools and other resources needed to become an operator. 

View the link here: AWWA – Become a Certified Operator