The Utilities Foreman / Safety Coordinator oversees the Municipal District's water and wastewater operations, solid waste removal programs, playground maintenance, and trail maintenance.
Four positions (Senior Operator, Junior Operator, Solid Waste Operator and a seasonal operator) assist the Utilities Foreman / Safety Coordinator in carrying out these functions.
The Municipal District operates the waste / recycling system, delivering the materials to Calgary landfills and recycling depots, as appropriate.
Most residents in the Municipal District of Bighorn currently obtain their water from private wells. There are municipal water systems in the Highway Commercial District of Harvie Heights and in the Hamlets of Dead Man's Flats and Exshaw.
The Hamlets of Exshaw, Dead Man’s Flats and the Highway Commercial District of Harvie Heights, have municipal wastewater services. All other residents have private sewage treatment systems.