he Town of Castor provides its residents with Natural Gas, Water, Sewer and Garbage Utilities.

Natural Gas Service

The Town of Castor provides its residents with Natural Gas. We currently have one full time employee to oversee this service.

Water Service

The Town of Castor obtains its water from the Shirley McClellan Regional Water Services Commission (SMRWSC). The SMRWSC consists of 16 municipalities (County of Stettler, Camrose County, Lacombe County, County of Paintearth, Special Areas Board, Town of Castor, Town of Coronation, Village of Bawlf, Village of Big Valley, Village of Consort, Village of Donalda, Village of Halkirk, Village of Rosalind, Village of Veteran, Summer Village of Rochon Sands and the Summer Village of White Sands).

Sewer Service

The Town of Castor provides sewer service to its residents.

Garbage Service

Residential garbage pick up is on Thursdays throughout the whole town. Please be sure to have your garbage out and ready for pick up by 7:30am.

Landfill Services

Paintearth Regional Waste Management Ltd. operates the local transfer stations. If you are a resident of the Town of Castor or County of Paintearth you need a registration number to use the facility. These are available at the Town Office or at the County Office.

Castor, Coronation and Halkirk Waste Transfer Facility Hours

Summer Hours

Wednesdays 1:00-7:00pm

Saturdays 9:00am-4:00pm

Winter Hours

Wednesdays 1:00-5:00pm

Saturdays 9:00am - 4:00pm

Paintearth Regional Waste Management Ltd.

#1Crowfoot Crossing, Twp. Rd. 374 & Hwy 12

Box 509 Castor, AB T0C 0X0

Phone: 403-882-3211

Toll Free: 888-882-3156

Fax: 403-882-3560


Utilities Consumer Advocate

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Their website is an interactive resource that is helping consumers, especially vulnerable Albertans, make informed choices about their electricity and natural gas services.

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  • An interactive Cost Comparison Tool to give consumers the delivered cost of energy;
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Snow Route
Main Street is a posted snow route, and as such, the Town crew may plow between the hours of 4:00am and 10:00am. However, every effort is made to have Main Street cleaned by 8:00am.

During the posted time period, any vehicle impeding the snow removal may be towed at Owner's expense.