Drinking water protection is now a click away

Thursday, June 17, 2010 NEWMARKET – The South Georgian Bay Lake Simcoe Source Protection Region has launched a new interactive map to help residents see if they qualify for money to protect sources of drinking water. Since 2007, the Ontario Drinking Water Stewardship Program, through the South Georgian Bay Lake Simcoe Source Protection Region, has […]

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Studies Indicate Potential Water Quantity Stress

May 26, 2009 NEWMARKET – Lynn Dollin, Chair of the South Georgian Bay Lake Simcoe (SGBLS) Source Protection Committee, has announced the release of the first two reports in a series on the quantitative health of the region’s water supplies. The two reports, entitled “Tier 1 Water Budget” and “Water Quantity Stress Assessment” compare simple […]

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Threats to water are being mapped

Thursday, March 18, 2010 NEWMARKET – The South Georgian Bay LakeThreats to water are being mapped Simcoe Source Protection Committee is preparing a report which will identify threats to municipal drinking water in the region. With World Water Day next week, and the speech from the throne underscoring Ontario’s commitment to clean water, the South […]

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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 […]

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Province invests $3.2 million for source water protection

Province invests $3.2 million for source water protection in the South Georgian Bay – Lake Simcoe Source Protection Region April 15, 2008 The recent announcement by the Province to invest another $23 million toward protecting sources of drinking water means just over $3.2 million to the region surrounding Lake Simcoe. The funding was given to […]

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Private landowners protect municipal drinking water

January 21, 2008 Newmarket – The Lake Simcoe Region Conservation Authority (LSRCA) has developed a drinking water protection program for landowners who live near municipal drinking water sources. Through this program, property owners are being made aware of how actions on their own properties can affect the water we all depend on to be clean […]

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Source Protection Committee

Source Protection Committee — Committee Chair Expression of interest for position of chair The Source Protection Committee Chair Following the recent proclamation of the Clean Water Act, 2006 and the regulations providing for the establishment of Source Protection Committees (SPC), the South Georgian Bay Lake Simcoe source protection region is compiling a list of persons […]

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Watershed Region receives $629,152.00

South Georgian Bay-Lake Simcoe Watershed Region receives $629,152.00 from McGuinty Government for source water protection technical studies Further Funding To Help Communities Move Ahead With Source Protection Plans Newmarket – We are pleased to report that the South Georgian Bay-Lake Simcoe Watershed Region will receive an additional $629,152.00 in funding from the Province to complete […]

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