South Frontenac residents can access new bulk water station in Sydenham

The new bulk water station is located at 4252 Stage Coach Road. Photo via South Frontenac Township.

Residents of South Frontenac Township can now access water at a new bulk water station located at 4252 Stage Coach Road in Sydenham.

The a medium-scale fill station ideal for residents, businesses, and farmers who want potable water filled in containers typically of 1,000 litres or less, according to a release from the Township, dated Monday, Apr. 15, 2024.  

In order to access the bulk water, users must set up an account, purchase a fob device, and supply their own hose and fittings to use the station. The rate is $2.25 per cubic meter (1,000 litres), taxes included. $25 pre-loaded fobs can be purchased at the township’s offices located at 2490 Keeley Road during business hours, the Township stated.

“We’re very happy to be able to offer this service,” said Troy Dunlop, Manager of Engineering and Capital Projects for the township. “We know there are many residents, businesses and farmers who would like access to bulk potable water, whether it’s for home or farm use. This new bulk water station will allow them to access safe potable water seven days a week.”

According to the release, the new bulk water filling station will also fill a critical need in times of emergencies and is another example of how the Township is taking action to adapt to the impacts of climate change by making our community more resilient.

“Water is an important resource,” said Mayor Ron Vandewal. “This new bulk water station will allow residents to access safe, potable water for regular day-to-day use and will also be important in times of drought, power outages or other emergencies.” 

For more information on how to set up an account or purchase a reloadable fob, see southfrontenac.net/bulkwater.

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