For IC&I customers, Markham's Waterworks Division provides: support services to builders/contractors for new & existing construction; commissioning of new water mains; and utility locate services.
Bulk Water Sales
Markham sells water in bulk at a rate of $3.8555 per cubic meter through an automated water station located on Miller Avenue. Pre-paid water access cards can be purchased through City offices located at 555 Miller Avenue. Commercial water suppliers or contractors can hook up to the water station 24 hours a day. Access to the station requires customers to have a 75 mm (3 inch) female end cam-couple hose assemble to enable hook up (customer to supply their own hose).
Fire hydrants are another source of bulk water. The use of a hydrant requires a hydrant meter permit which can be obtained from the City. Water purchased from a fire hydrant is sold at the same rate as the automated water station. Please contact Markham's Contact Centre at 905-475-4862.
The use of a fire hydrant without a permit is illegal and can cause damage to the hydrant, as well as allowing potential contaminants to enter our drinking water.
Approved Materials List
Markham's Waterworks Division approves products and materials for contractors and developers (for example, watermain pipes) to use within the City's water and wastewater systems. Only materials defined on the Approved Material List below can be used for any water/sewer projects within the City.
The approved manufacturers and specifications are included for each product. Manufacturers interested in having their products added to this list can contact the Waterworks Division and the request will be reviewed accordingly. Please call the Markham Contact Centre at 905-475-4862 to direct you to the appropriate Waterworks staff.