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Utilities & Environmental Protection

What we do

Utilities & Environmental Protection (UEP) protects public health and the environment and helps all employees work safely. UEP delivers integrated programs, services and facilities focusing on the environment, public health and workplace safety.

UEP leads The Corporation for workplace health and safety and environmental performance. Through developing corporate safety and environmental policies and implementing the Corporate Safety, UEP supports all City departments to continually improve safety performance and manage environmental risk.

Tax Supported Net Operating Budget 2015 - 2016 


UEP Tax Supported Net Operating Budget 
2015–2019 Capital Plan: $2,679 million
UEP Capital Plan 2015-2019 

UEP business units

  • Environmental & Safety Management (ESM) 
  • Waste & Recycling Services (WRS) 
  • Water Resources (UTIL)
  • Water Services (UTIL)

UEP aligns with three Council Priorities: a city of inspiring neighbourhoods; a healthy and green city; and a well-run city.

Services we provide

  • Collection Services 
  • Disposal & Processing Services 
  • Environmental Programs & Services 
  • Field Services 
  • Infrastructure & Program Management 
  • Infrastructure Delivery 
  • Infrastructure Planning 
  • Safety Programs & Services 
  • Strategic Services – Environmental & Safety Management 
  • Strategic Services – Waste & Recycling Services 
  • Utilities Construction Services 
  • Utilities Strategic Services 
  • Wastewater Treatment 
  • Water Quality Services 
  • Water Treatment