Municipal Services

Public Works Yard
Tel: (204) 324-7510
Public Works Director
Craig Smiley


Gretna Fire Department Training ExerciseFire Protection
Fire protection is provided by the Altona, Gretna and Plum Coulee Fire Departments.          
Ambulance Protection
Ambulance protection is provided by the Regional Health Authority.
Police Services
RCMP services provided through the Morden and Carman offices (Non-emergency Tel:  (204-822-4476)
Police services in Plum Coulee are provided by the Altona Police (Non-emergency Tel: (204) 324-5353
The Altona Police are in the Plum Coulee office Tuesdays and Thursdays from 1-4 pm at 253 Main Avenue.
Hydro-Electric power
Supplied by Manitoba Hydro Tel: (204) 480-5900
Water & Sewer
  • Water services are provided by the following:  Rhineland Municipality, Pembina Valley Water Co-op, Halbstadt Marias Water Co-op, Border Valley Water Co-op, Altona Rural Water Co-op.
  • Sewer services are provided by Rosenfeld Sanitation Co-op, or the Municipality of Rhineland where available. 
  • For Rhineland the connection fee is $2,500.00 for Water and $2,500.00 for sewer, all infrastructure expenses are the applicants.
  • There is a fee for the water meter as well.  All meters are electronically read.

Telephone Service

Telephone services is provided by Bell MTS Tel: (204) 225-5687.

Natural Gas
Provided by Manitoba Hydro Tel: (204) 925-0648 where available.  
Community Services
Plum Coulee Recycling and  Compost Site Hours 
  • Monday to Friday 9 am to 4 pm
  • Thursday  from  9 am - 8 pm
  • Saturday - 9 am - 4 pm
  • Closed for Holidays 
Altona/Rhineland Nuisance Ground Hours  
  • Tuesday – Saturday – 8:00 am – 4:00pm
  •  Closed for Holidays 
General Garbage (per metric tonne): $70.00

Minimum Rate (up to 200 kg): $14.60

Clean Wood/Clean Fill (per metric tonne): $40.00

Garbage from outside RM borders (per metric tonne): $75.00

We ask that all incoming and exiting landfill traffic pay attention to the lights and signage posted at the weigh-scale. Please reduce speed and come to a full stop on the scale platform. A staff member will be in the scale office – all drivers must report to the office for load identification and instructions (incoming loads) as well as payment (exiting vehicles). The Landfill office is now equipped with a credit/debit machine for ease of payment.

For more information on rates and the effect of weight based fees, please contact Clint Derksen at (204) 324-6439 or email 

A used oil recycling depot is also located at the Town of Altona /Municipality of Rhineland Waste Disposal site. Bring used oil, oil filters or containers you have to this depot for recycling. The landfill also accepts tires at no charge.

Civic Addressing

It is imperative that all property owners display the civic numbers assigned to them by the Municipality. These numbers have been registered with the 911 call center to identify the location of properties. The civic numbers should be of an adequate size (at least 4”) and displayed in a location that is clearly visible from the street.

Feel free to contact us if you have any questions about the municipal services provided by the Municipality of Rhineland  Email.