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Public Works

The Town of High Prairie...

  • Public Works Department strives to keep a high level of service to the residents of High Prairie while trying to achieve efficiencies to keep costs of service at a reasonable level.
  • The Town of High Prairie has a state of the art treatment process such as UV disinfection to enhance the protection of customers and our residents.
    The water plant was built in 2002 and is capable of handling water demands well into the future.
  • The Town of High Prairie Public Works staff maintains 27 km of water distribution mains, 8 km of storm drainage, 23 km of waste water mains, as well as 7 sewage pumping stations and a level one waste water treatment facility.
  • The Town of High Prairie owns its own gas distribution system, which supplies natural gas to all of its customers and residents with the Town limits.
  • The High Prairie airport is equipped with an all weathered runway measuring at 3933ft long by 75ft wide.

We are presently looking at re-establishing aviation fuel services.
For more information please contact the Manager of Roads and Facilities.

Public Works - Job Descriptions

Superintendent of Public Works:
Reporting to the CAO, the Superintendent of Public Works manages a wide range of activities in the day to day operations and maintenance of the Town's infrastructure, including gas, water and sanitary sewer utilities, storm drainage system, roads, streets, lanes, sidewalks, public parks, boulevard and cemetery, landfill sites and an airport runway. This position provides direction to the Manager of Roads & Facilities and the two Utility Supervisors (Gas and Water)

Manager of Roads & Facilities:
Reporting to the Superintendent of Public Works, the Manager of Raods and Facilities is responsible for the operations and maintenance of Town's roads, sidewalks, lanes, storm drains, public parks, boulevards, the cemetery and all the Town facilities including the airport, landfills. Supervises staff training and monitors staff activities.

Public Works - Contacts

Vern Walker
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Mike Denty
Managers of Roads and Facilities
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Public Works Shop
8:00 am – 4:30 pm
24 Utilities Emergency
Gas Department
8:00 am – 4:30 pm
Water Plant
8:00 am – 4:30 pm
Public Works Utilities
8:00 am – 4:30 pm
: 780-523-3020
24 Hours

Town Facilities & Important Numbers

  • 24 utilities emergency number: 780-523-7620
  • Public Works Utilities: 780-523-3020 8:00 am – 4:30 pm
  • Water Plant: 780-523-3189 8:00 am – 4:30 pm
  • Gas Department: 780-523-8508 8:00 am – 4:30 pm
  • Public Works Shop: 780-523-4015 8:00 am – 4:30 pm
  • Airport: 780-523-8262 (24 Hours)

Contact Info

Town of High PrairieGoogle-Maps-icon
4806 - 53 Avenue, Box 179
High Prairie, Alberta, T0G 1E0
Town Office: (780) 523-3388
Fax: (780) 523-5930
24 Hour Emergency: (780) 523 7620

Monday to Friday 8:30 am – 4:30 pm
Saturday and Sunday – Closed
Closed on all Civic Holidays