CUI is a wholly-owned subsidiary of the City of Chestermere.

CUI directly, and through third party service providers; owns and operates the infrastructure required to provide safe and efficient water, wastewater, storm water, solid waste, composting and recycling services to residents and business located in Chestermere, Alberta.

CUI is also responsible for planning, building, owning and operating necessary expansions to its’ systems to facilitate investment in, and growth of, the City of Chestermere.

The utility was established as a standalone corporation in 2012 operating at arms-length from the municipality. CUI manages $110 million in assets, over $17 million in annual revenue and has planned $30 million in growth projects in the coming years.

Our Mission

A trusted community partner stewarding precious resources and delivering safe, efficient utility solutions — everyday.

Our Vision

A leader in stewardship through the innovative delivery of essential services in Alberta.

Our Values

We make sure everyone is able to get from home to work and back safely
Responsible to the shareholder, community, environment
Every single team member is dedicated to a thoughtful/meaningful customer experience
We are collaborative – with our industry, community, peers and staff
We are innovative – we make big things happen
We do the right thing

Our People

CUI is governed by a Board of Directors who are appointed by City of Chestermere Council. The Board is responsible for the stewardship of the Corporation, establishing key policies and standards for the Corporation, including policies for the assessment and management of risk and for approving strategic plans.

The CEO is appointed by the Board of Directors and is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the organization.

CUI currently has a team of approximately 25 employees and contractors, who support our efforts to service the more than 20,000 residents and businesses in Chestermere.

Awards and Recognition

The Rainbow Road Sanitary Trunk (RRST) project involved the construction of 700 meters of 1050 mm pipe to flow sanitary water by gravity from Rainbow Falls Gate to Lift Station (LS) 13. This critical infrastructure project was required to ensure regulatory compliance and position Chestermere for continued growth; creating relief at LS 10 by diverting flows from LS 4 and LS 12 to LS 13.

We’re proud to share that this project:

  • Won the North American Society for Trenchless Technology (NW Chapter) award for being the trenchless project of the year 2018.
  • Was nominated for a 2018 Canadian Consulting Engineering Award, which is among the country’s most prestigious awards; given to projects that demonstrate a high quality of engineering, imagination and innovation.
  • Was nominated for a 2019 Consulting Engineers of Alberta Award (announcement will be made Feb. 8, 2019).


Click here to view the video to gain a small glimpse into the construction techniques employed in the construction of this complex project.