For Municipalities

The following resources are for municipalities to help inform and guide the public on source water protection.

Fact Sheets

The below fact sheets are provided in Word document format so that you can add personalize with your own contact information.


Dense non aqueous phase liquids (DNAPL) Illustration
Intake Protection Zone illustration
Intake Protection Zone (IPZ) Illustration
Septic illustration
Septic Illustration
WHPA illustration
Wellhead Protection Area (WHPA) Illustration


Water Infographic
Septic Infographic
Drains are Not Dumps Infographic

 Municipal Orientation/Training

Municipal Guidance

Implementation Guide

This guide was created to help municipalities prepare for implementation of their responsibilities under the Clean Water Act.


Questions or comments on these resources?

Should you have any questions or comments about these resources (or ideas about other resources you might want), send an email to: and we’ll be happy to help!

You can also ask to speak with a source water representative at Lake Simcoe Region Conservation Authority at 905-895-1281.