Public Works

Municipal Shop Contact Number: 204-353-2028
Landfill Site Contact Number: 204-353-2514

Public Works Personnel

Public Works Manager:
Ian Hamill
Cell 204-891-9834

Water and Waste Water Operator:
Norm McKay

Provincial Road Information and Concerns:

For provincial road information and/or concerns, the public is to contact the Steinbach Head Office at 204-346-6266.  

They will dispatch the call to the appropriate foreman.  The phone is staffed during regular business hours.  If it is an after-hours emergency, the public is to call 511.


Please click on the link for the Provincial Roads within the RM of Cartier

Road Restrictions:

Please be advised that the RM of Cartier follows Provincial Spring Road Restrictions on all paved roads within the municipality.
The Spring Road Restriction information can be found here -
Spring Road Restrictions Order # 1 -

Street Light Outages

Please report the outage directly to Manitoba Hydro.  
MB Hydro Report a Street Light Outage

The Public Works Department is responsible for the maintenance of the Municipality's infrastructure such as roads, water and wastewater systems, lagoons, bridges, drainage of land and municipal facilities. Some of the services provided by the Public Works Department are:

  1. Snow Removal
  2. Dust Control
  3. Gravelling
  4. Mowing
  5. Watering
  6. Water Meter Reading
  7. Culvert Installation Road Maintenance

Snow Clearing - Resolution 474-10
Snow and Ice Control Policy
Manitoba Infrastructure Snow Clearing Notice

Public Works Forms:

Water and Waste Water:

  • The RM of Cartier is supplied with potable water from the Cartier Regional Water Plant and is distributed within the Municipality to St. Eustache, Elie, Lido Plage, Dacotah and Springstein areas.
  • The village of Springstein is serviced by a low pressure wastewater system that is pumped into the Springstein lagoon.
  • The town of Elie is serviced by a low pressure and gravity wastewater system that is pumped to the Elie lagoon.
  • The village of St. Eustache is serviced by a low pressure wastewater system that is pumped into the St. Eustache lagoon.
  • Here is the CRWC Annual Water System Operation Report for download (or it can also be obtained at the office).
  • Utility billings are issued quarterly.
  • Inquiries can be made to the office at 353-2214, Public Works Department at 353-2028 or Cartier Regional Water Plant at 353-4055.
  • Cartier Regional Water Plant is located at 3651 River Road East (corner of Hwy 248 and River Road).

RM of Cartier Public Water System Annual Report

Manganese in Manitoba Water Supplies


Dust Control:

  • Dust control is available to rural residents on an annual basis.
  • Dust Control Application form.  The form can also be obtained at the Municipal Office.
  • The RM of Cartier advertises dust control service and application deadlines are in May of each year.
  • If you would like to cancel your Dust Control please fill out the Dust Control Cancellation Form.

Landfill Hours

Summer Hours (April 1 - September 30):

  • Tuesday, Friday and Saturday: 8:00 am-4:15 pm
  • Wednesday: 11:00 am - 7:15 pm

Winter Hours (October 1 - March 31):

  • Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday: 8:00 am-4:15 pm

The Landfill Site is located on Dugas Siding Road (Road 10 West); 3 miles east of Elie and 1 mile south of the TransCanada Highway. Materials accepted at the Landfill Site are as follows:


List of Acceptable Items

List of Unacceptable Items

Locations that accept Unacceptable Items

** Please note signs at the landfill that designate specific areas for acceptable items
     (hazardous waste, burnables, etc.). **

Garbage Pick-up is contracted to Laramee Property Services. 2022 Garbage Collection Form.

Inquiries can be made to the Public Works Department at 353-2028 or office at 353-2214.

Recycling Information

Residential Curbside Recycling Service

The RM of Cartier partnered with Emterra Environmental offers residential curbside recycling service in eligible areas throughout the Municipality. Please contact the office at or call 204-353-2214 to get set up for this convenient service!

Not sure if you are in an eligible service area? You can view our curbside recycling service map or contact the office for assistance.

Emterra Collection Service Map RM of Cartier Catchment Areas

Emterra Curbside Recycling Calendar 2023 

Bulk Recycling Bins

Locations of Recycling Bins:

  • Elie (beside Joe Legault Park)
  • St. Eustache (Arena parking lot)
  • Lido Plage (Between 3311 & 3321)
  • Springstein (Victoria St. at the Post Office Kiosk)
  • Dacotah (at the Dacotah Store Historic Site)
  • Landfill Site (Dugas Siding Road (10W))

List of accepted recycling items.

Recycling Guide

In Manitoba, most #1-5 and #7 plastics are accepted in the blue bin. Only #6 plastics that are NOT Styrofoam (or have a foam texture), can be recycled in your blue bin. The general rule is that if an item is packaging (not a product) and contains one type of plastic, it can be recycled.

Simply Recycle Website 

Old batteries and cell phones may be dropped off at the RM office to be recycled.

E-Waste can be dropped off at the RM of St. Francois Xavier E-Waste Landfill Site.
SFX Landfill Hours and Location.

Visit the Government of Manitoba Sustainable Development Website to find a list of your nearest EcoDepot.

Clean Farms Recycling Information