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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Lynn Dollin named as Source Protection Chair

Newmarket – September 25, 2007 The South Georgian Bay-Lake Simcoe Watershed Region, comprised of the Black-Severn, Lake Simcoe, Nottawasaga Valley and Severn Sound watersheds, is pleased to announce that Lynn Dollin has been appointed Chair of the Drinking Water Source Protection Committee for the local planning region. Lynn Dollin, a Councillor in the Town of […]

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More cash to protect York’s water

Richmond Hill Liberal, March 8, 2007 – Serena Willoughby, Staff Writer Drinking water sources in the region are in line for better protection, now that York’s two conservation authorities have received more than $147,000 to research threats to those sources. Though the region already does a great deal in protection by pinpointing groundwater recharge areas, […]

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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 Innisfil Scope, February 28, 2007 The South Georgian Bay- Lake Simcoe watershed region will receive an additional $629,152 in funding from the Province to complete studies on local drinking water systems. From 2004 – 2008, the McGuinty Government […]

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Water studies financed

Midland Mirror February 26, 2007 South Georgian Bay-Lake Simcoe Watershed Region will receive an additional $629,152 in funding from the province to complete studies on local drinking water systems. In addition to the regional funding, the Township of Adjala-Tosorontio will receive $96,9640, the Township of Mulmur $127,540, the Town of Shelburne $103,820, and the Township […]

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Safe water falls to cities

Safe water falls to cities  – New legislation will put municipalities ‘in the driver’s seat’ by Colin McKim – The Orillia Packet & Times Municipalities will soon have to get their feet wet as part of a provincial plan to make local governments more responsible for protecting drinking water sources. “We want to put municipalities […]

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