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Water & Sewer

The town of Walkerton relies upon ground water supplies for its potable water. The municipal water system is managed by Veolia Water Canada Inc. Water lines are metered in the town as a conservation measure.

Electricity

Brockton residents are serviced by both Hydro One Networks in the rural area and Westario Power in the town of Walkerton. Like many other communities across Ontario, new electricity prices have been transitioned to Time-of-Use (TOU) pricing as an energy conservation measure. For more information on TOU pricing visit the Hydro One website or the Westario Power website.

Natural Gas

Businesses in the town of Walkerton have access to natural gas services from Union Gas. Visit the Union Gas website for a recent rate schedule.

Telecommunications

Mobility services, local/international telephone, internet, cable, and satellite services are available from a wide variety of companies. Local companies include Huron Telecommunications Cooperative Ltd., Bruce Telecom, Wightman Communications, Eastlink, and Kincardine Cable. Telecommunications services are also available through national providers including Bell Canada, EBOX, Rogers, and Telus Mobility.

Transportation Infrastructure & Access

The Walkerton area is well served by a provincial highway (Hwy 9) and county roads. These regional roads link the town of Walkerton and surrounding rural areas to the larger urban centres of London, Kitchener-Waterloo, Guelph, Hamilton and the Greater Toronto Area. The map below highlights Walkerton's highway connections to cities across southern Ontario.