What is WRSSC (Westend)?

The Westend Regional Sewage Services Commission (WRRSC) was established in 1994 by Regulation of the Government of Alberta to operate the wastewater treatment facilities for the Towns of Black Diamond and Turner Valley..

WRSSC is composed of three (3) members of Council from the Town of Diamond Valley and two (2) members at large.

The Westend facilities are composed of the Turner Valley lift station, equipment in the Black Diamond lift station, the sewage lagoons, the blower building, the transfer station and the approximately 180 acres of property on which they sit in Black Diamond.

The Commission is funded through requisitions to the Town of Diamond Valley. The Commission's expenses include utility costs, operator costs, maintenance and repair costs, administrative costs and reserves. 

The Commission contracts the operation of its facilities through the Diamond Valley Public Works department, and administration services through the Town of Diamond Valley. 

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1. Why are utility rates increasing?
2. What do the fees and charges go toward?
3. How were the new proposed rates determined?
4. How will this impact my bills?
5. What is the transition plan?
6. What is a Full Cost Recovery model?
7. Why move to a single consumption rate?
8. How will this affect non-residential accounts?
9. How do I know my meter size for fixed rates?
10. What is Water Loss?
11. What is SRRUC?
12. What is WRSSC (Westend)?
13. What is the WRSSC Sewage System Project?