Pugwash Central Water Supply Construction Update – November 25th, 2016

On behalf of the Municipality of Cumberland and the Village of Pugwash, WSP Engineering and Dexter Construction would like to provide a construction update to provide a snap shot into the upcoming weeks ahead of us.

•        Water Main Crew #1 will be working on Murray Road from Route 6 and continue on Pleasure Cove Road installing water main.

•        Water Main Crew #2 will be completing the section of water main between Durham Street and Palmerston Bridge. This crew will then follow Crew #1 installing water laterals on Murray Road and Pleasure Cove Road. If Crew #2 catches Crew #1, Crew #2 may move and work on Murray Road between Pleasure Cove Road and Pugwash River Road.

•        Clean-up Crew #1 will be working their way back from Crowley Road, tidying up any loose ends through the village and following the water main crews as they work through Murray Road and Pleasure Cove Road to the connection at Pugwash River Road.

•        Many water services have been predrilled ahead of the water main crews to the edge of the Transportation, Infrastructure & Renewal Right of Way to service your property. Of note, ahead of the lateral crew, a proposed location for your water service will be identified with a stake at the Transportation, Infrastructure & Renewal Right of Way, either Sam or Jack from WSP Engineering or a designated representative from Dexter Construction will contact you to discuss the final location for the water service to be installed that allows you to continue the service to your house at a later date. This activity will continue ahead of the water main crews.

•        Reinstatement of streets will continue as pipe work becomes completed and the water main has been pretested with the placement of asphalt, shouldering and landscaping.

•        Please note the Contractors work plans are subject to change depending on the availability of work force, the current work at hand and location of the work. You may notice the number of crews fluctuating on a week by week basis on this project.

•        Traffic control methods are submitted and reviewed by TIR and on this project and you will experience a “Stop and Go” system where you are “Stopped” and the flagger flips the sign to allow you to “Go”.

·         The coming months will see construction of the Water Treatment Plant, further well development and construction of the water storage reservoir.

·         We are continuing to work on our water rate study and application to the Nova Scotia Utility Review Board. As part of this, we will determine the final Capital Charge that each property owner will be required to pay. We are certain that the capital charge will not exceed the $5000 as previously mentioned.



For more information, please click here.

Website rebuild

The Village website is in the process of being re-built. 

Pugwash and area not for profit organizations will be included as before.  If you wish to be included as a new listing or update your old one, please send your information to the Village Clerk.

Gathering of the Clans

Canada's 150th birthday will be part of Canada Day and Gathering of the Clans celebrations on July 1st .

An additional attraction will be tall ships which will be part of the Province of Nova Scotia's celebration Tall Ships Regatta.

For more information, please go to this page.

Next Regular Village Commission Meeting

Thursday, April 10th at 7pm

Meetings are the second Monday of the month.  Any meeting that falls on a holiday will be postponed to the next (third) Monday of the month. There is no meeting in July.

For more information, please visit this page.


Village Hall/Library hours - Winter

Clerk Treasurer's Office (Winter)
Monday to Friday
9am to 1pm
Open by chance or appointment - call: 902.243.2946

C@P Site and VIC
CLOSED until April 3rd, 2017

Monday 11am - 4pm
Tuesday  11am - 4pm
Wednesday  2-7pm
Thursday  2-7pm
Friday  noon-5pm
Saturday  10am-1pm
Sunday  CLOSED




Two of the Village security cameras are available for public access. 

User name is: pugwash
No password is required

When on the viewing page, click "connect". 
For use on Internet Explorer only. This feature is not yet
available on browsers Firefox or Chrome.

Pugwash Weather




Humidity: 85%
Wind: E at 22.53 km/h
-2°C / 1°C
-2°C / 0°C
Partly cloudy
-7°C / 0°C
Mostly cloudy
-11°C / 3°C