Halkirk is a member of the Shirley McClellan Regional Water Services Commission (SMRWSC). SMRWSC is comprised of 14 municipalities: Stettler County, Paintearth County, Special Areas, Halkirk, Castor, Coronation, Veteran, Consort, Big Valley, Donalda, White Sands, Rochon Sands, Bawlf, and Rosalind.
Halkirk receives treated water from the SMRWSC Phase One pipeline that serves Highway 12 communities east of Stettler. The Village water system operates under a Distribution System Only License from Alberta Environment.
The Paintearth Halkirk Water Reservoir is a jointly owned municipal co-operation project of the Village of Halkirk and County of Paintearth. The Village owns 1/3 of the Reservoir. The County Water Operator serves the Reservoir and the Village’s Water Distribution System. For Bulk water sales, a Truck Fill is available at the Water Reservoir, at 601 Railway Avenue. The truck fill is coin-op only.
The Village provides pickup of Household Waste bi-weekly within the Village. Pickup begins at 8:30 am on Monday and Thursday mornings. In the event of a Holiday Monday, pickup will be on Tuesday morning.
View our HOUSEHOLD WASTE GUIDELINES summary.
Recycling is available at the Halkirk Waste Transfer Station. For more details on that, please see below.
For police, fire, or ambulance emergency, call 911.
To report a natural gas leak call 911.
RCMP Complaint Line is 1-403-578-3622
ATCO Emergency Line is 1-800-668-5506 to report power outages or downed power lines.
View our Emergency Preparedness Information
The Village of Halkirk and The County of Paintearth have an agreement for fire services. Halkirk Volunteer Fire Department operates with a fleet of four trucks. The Pumper Truck and the Tank truck are supplied by the County. Halkirk owns the Rescue Van and Rapid Response Unit (also known as the Bush Buggy). The Village provides the fire hall to house all the trucks.
Anyone interested in volunteering on the Halkirk Fire Department, or wish to learn more information about the Fire Department, should contact the Village Office.
The Village maintains the Halkirk Cemetery. The cemetery is located on Township Road 384, west of Highway 855.
Contact the Village Office for information for plots or interment.
Find a Grave (300+ Memorials on file for the Halkirk, Wainwright Census Division, Alberta, Canada location)