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 Peterborough County City Health Unit at 705-743-1000

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

Summary Report- Safe Drinking Water Act - Millbrook DWS

This report is completed based on the Ontario Clean Water Agency's records in accordance with Schedule 22 of O.Reg. 170/03, under the Safe Drinking Water Act which requires a Summary Report to be prepared no later than March 31st of each year for the preceding calendar year.

Section 12 of O. Reg. 170/03, requires both the Summary Report and the Annual Report be made available for inspection by any member of the public during normal business hours, without charge.