Municipal Services

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


retna 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  

2049 Rd 10 NW, Rhineland  204-324-1379

  • Monday to Saturday 8:00 am – 4:00pm
  •  Closed for Holidays 

Waste Diversion

When you enter the Waste Disposal Site, turn left into the Waste Diversion Loop before you reach the scale to drop off the following items, free of charge.

  • Mattresses and box springs
  • Large metal appliances such as a fridge, freezer, washing machine, etc. Not including dishwashers
  • Scrap metal
  • Propane tanks
  • Batteries (large)*
  • Tires

Used Oil Recycling Depot
Turn right before the scale to access the oil recycling depot, free of charge. To use, ask for assistance from the scale operator.

  • Automobile oil
  • Oil filters
  • Coolant
  • Consumer DEF Containers (4L)
  • Used cooking oil

Waste Disposal Tipping Fees

The Altona/Municipality of Rhineland Waste Disposal Site tipping fees have increased as of July 1, 2022. The following weight-based rates apply:

Waste TypeRate
General Garbage (per metric tonne)$80.00
Minimum rate (up to 200 kg)$16.00

Clean Shingles

Clean Lumber/Clean Fill


General Garbage from outside of Altona/Rhineland Boundaries (per metric tonne)$100.00

When you first enter the site, check in at the office before driving onto the scale. The friendly operator will provide direction. We ask that all incoming and exiting traffic pay attention to the lights and signage posted at the weigh-scale. Wait for the green light to advance onto the scale platform, and then advance and come to a full stop on the scale platform. All drivers must report to the scale operator in the office for load identification and instructions (incoming loads) as well as payment (exiting vehicles). Payments by credit or debit are accepted, no cash payments. 

For more information on rates please contact Clint Derksen at 204-324-6439 or email:

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.