Municipality of the County of Inverness

Public Works

Public Works provides engineering and public services for the Municipality of the County of Inverness.

The department administers and operates the Kenloch Waste Management Facility (420 West Lake Ainslie Rd) and the Inverness County Public Works/Municipal Recycling Facility(15109 Hwy 19 Strathlorne).

Curb/roadside collection of your blue bags and regular waste are also part of public works services including two clean up weeks in May and October.

The department is also responsible for the administration, operation and maintenance of the municipality’s six water systems and seven wastewater systems in the communities of Port Hastings, Judique, Port Hood, Mabou, Inverness and Whycocomagh as well as wastewater only in Cheticamp.

Public Works Contacts

Garret Beaton

Director of Public Works/Municipal Engineer

Telephone: (902) 787-3502
Fax: (902) 787-2339
Email: garett.beaton@invernesscounty.ca

Krista MacInnis

Administrative Assistant

Telephone: (902) 787-3503
Fax: (902) 787-2339
Email: krista.macinnis@invernesscounty.ca

Al Fraser

Public Works Supervisor

Telephone: (902) 258-3335
Address: Public Works Building
15109 Highway Strathlorne, NS

Other Contact Numbers

Dog Control: (902) 787-3502

Emergency Sewer & Water Maintenance: 
(902) 258-3335

Water and Sewer

The Public Works Department is responsible for the administration, operation and maintenance of the municipality’s six water systems and seven wastewater systems in the communities of Port Hastings, Judique, Port Hood, Mabou, Inverness and Whycocomagh as well as wastewater only in Cheticamp.

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Waste Management

Inverness County is celebrating 20 years of recycling. Let’s continue to do our part for the environment today and everyday. In this section you can learn more about sorting for blue bags, composting at home, enviro-depot bottle exchange locations and more.

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Garbage Collection Routes

Curb/roadside collection of your blue bags and regular waste are also part of public works services including two clean up weeks in May and October. Our collection trucks are split for garbage and blue bag recycling. Please make sure you sort properly so your material is recycled and not landfilled.

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Landfill Hours of Operation

Kenloch Waste Management Facility

Address: 420 West Lake Ainslie Road
Phone: 902-258-3646

8:30am - 4:30pm Monday - Friday
8:30am - Noon on Saturday
Closed Sundays and Holidays

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Dog Tags / Dog Control

Tags for spayed or neutered dogs tags are $10.00 per dog

Tags for unspayed or unneutered dogs are $25.00 per dog

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