Water and Wastewater Services

Residents in the Township of Cavan Monaghan are serviced by either the Municipal Water/Wastewater system in the Millbrook Ward or by private wells and septic systems in the Cavan and North Monaghan Wards. The Township is responsible for approximately:

  • 10,200 linear meters of sanitary pipe
  • 11,300 linear meters of water main
  • 132 sanitary manholes
  • 120 hydrants

The Township provides water and wastewater services to approximately 970 residents within the Millbrook Ward and City of Peterborough operates the:

  • Millbrook Water Treatment Facility
  • Millbrook Wastewater Treatment Facility
  • Bulk Water Filling Station
  • Water Storage Facility
  • Booster Pumping Station
  • Tupper Street Sewage Pumping Station
  • Water Distribution System
  • Wastewater Collection System
  • Storm Sewer System
  • Three Wells (high quality source of groundwater)

To report a watermain break or sewer back up call The City of Peterborough at 705-932-2802.

More information about water/wastewater servicing and billing is available on our Frequently Asked Questions page.

Private Well & Septic System

Private well information: visit the Ministry of Environment or call 1-888-396-9355

Septic approvals and information: call the Township of Cavan Monaghan's Building Department at 705-743-1000

Municipal Drinking Water Systems

The Ontario Ministry of Environment Conservation and Parks (MECP) oversees safe drinking water production under the Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA) 2002, notably through Ontario Drinking Water System Regulation (O. Reg.) 170/03.  Owners of Drinking Water Subsystems must annually submit both a summary report and an annual report to Council by March 31st, detailing water quality, regulatory compliance, any MECP orders, water quantities, and additional relevant information.  This report is completed based on the City of Peterborough's records in accordance with Schedule 22 of O.Reg. 170/03, under the Safe Drinking Water Act. 

Previous reports are available through the chart below.

Previous Year's Reports

Summary Reports

Summary Report - Millbrook Well - 2022

Summary Report - Millbrook Well - 2021

Summary Report - Millbrook Well - 2020

Annual Reports

Annual Report Drinking Water System - 2023

Annual Report Drinking Water System - 2022

Annual Report Drinking Water System - 2021

Annual Report Drinking Water System - 2020

Other Resources

Financial Plan for the Millbrook Distribution System

As part of the Ministry of Environment's Municipal Drinking Water License (MDWL) program, municipalities are required to prepare a Financial Plan for any large municipal residential drinking water systems they own and operate.

Drinking Water Quality Management Standard (DWQMS)
Peterborough Utilities Service Inc. is committed to managing the drinking water system on behalf of the Township of Cavan Monaghan for the Village of Millbrook by effectively establishing, maintaining and continually improving its Drinking Water Quality Management System to help ensure its customers clean, safe drinking water at all times.
 Compliance Inspection Report
 Millbrook Drink Water System 2019-20 Compliance Inspection Report