Water & Waste-water

Water and waste-water is a service provided by Oxford County's Public Works department. Oxford County runs nine (9) waster-water treatment facilities, one of which is in Tavistock. They also run 18 drinking water systems, one in each of Hickson, Tavistock, and Innerkip.


Plenty of information is posted in Oxford County's Water & Waste-water portal. These include:
  • Drinking water
  • Water conservation
  • Groundwater protection
  • Private well information
  • Waste-water treatment facilities
  • Sewer use By-Law enforcement
  • Septic Tanks
  • Rates and By-Laws
  • Projects and Studies

To inquire about digging, contact utilities or visit the Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs).

Water & Wastewater Projects

Tavistock Flood Prevention Working Group

The Tavistock Flood Prevention Working Group details and all its documents are now found in the Flood Prevention page.

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