Departments & Services


Welcome and Introduction

The Municipality of the County of Pictou is the local government responsible for providing services to the citizens in the rural communities of Pictou County. The Municipality has a population of approximately 20600 and is the largest of the six municipal governments located in Pictou County. The Municipality provides services in the areas of public works, some local roads, sewer and water, recreation.

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Residents of HILLSIDE, PRIESTVILLE/WALKERVILLE, RIVERTON, PLYMOUTH, MERIGOMISH ROAD, WESTVILLE ROAD, MUNROE AVENUE EXTENSION, MOUNT WILLIAM ROAD and ALMA/GREENHILL are advised that the Fall flushing of hydrants will take place in their respective areas commencing at 9:30 a.m. on the following dates:

> Alma/Greenhill -  WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 28, 2020

>  Hillside; Priestville/Walkerville; and Riverton - WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 28, 2020

>  Plymouth and Merigomish Road  - THURSDAY, OCTOBER 29, 2020

Loss of water pressure and water discoloration may occur, and residents are advised to draw any water necessary to meet their requirements for the periods noted.  Residents are also advised to disconnect power to their hot water heaters.  The Municipality apologizes for any inconvenience this may cause.

Dan Fortune, CET

Public Works & Development




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