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Category: Regional Water News

Changes Proposed To Source Water Protection Plan

The Ausable Bayfield and Maitland Valley Conservation Authorities are proposing some changes to their Source Water Protection Plan. Huron County Planning Director Sandra Weber says the Authorities were asking for municipal endorsement to changes that include maps to incorporate both new and revised […] Click here to view original web page at

King Township water rate increasing 11.5% in 2018

King Township residents will be paying nearly 12 per cent more on your water bill in 2018. King Township council approved the increase earlier this month after a report to council showed the water and wastewater rates for residents and businesses in the township will jump by […] Full story at

Council Approves Motion to Halt Turbines Over Water Concerns

Chatham-Kent councillors have approved a motion calling on Ontario’s government to stop wind turbine work in the municipality until a deeper investigation into water quality concerns is completed. The motion comes after reports five water wells near the North Kent Wind project had become clogged with sediment residents claim are caused by pile driving. The […]

NVCA posts signs marking vulnerable areas

Drinking Water Protection Area signs are being posted along roadsides to make people aware of areas where community drinking water is most vulnerable to human activity. August 21, 2008: The Nottawasaga Valley Conservation Authority and the Township of Springwater are working in partnership to install 22 Drinking Water Protection Area signs to raise public awareness […]