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New drinking water protections in place for Grand River watershed

Updates to the plan that protects the sources of municipal drinking water in the Grand River watershed were approved by the Ontario Ministry of Environment, Conservation and Parks, and the Grand River Conservation Authority on Aug. 23. The updated Grand River Source Protection Plan was approved by Environment Minister […] Click here to view original […]

4 New Members on North Bay’s Source Protection Committee

Four people have been appointed for a five-year term to the North Bay-Mattawa Source Protection Committee (SPC), a local multi-stakeholder committee responsible for reducing risks to local municipal drinking water sources in Callander, Mattawa, North Bay, Powassan, and […] Click here to view original web page at www.baytoday.ca

The Sudbury Source Protection Plan has released its second annual progress report

The Sudbury Source Protection Plan has released its second annual progress report. The Sudbury Source Protection Plan is an important part of the Drinking Water Source Protection program that was created as a result of the Walkerton inquiry. The inquiry was in response to the tragedy that took place […] Click here to view original […]

Saugeen, Grey Sauble approves their first annual progress report for the Province

The report covers the Source Protection activities completed between July 2016 to December 2018 The Saugeen, Grey Sauble, Northern Bruce Peninsula Source Protection Region Source Protection Committee (SPC) has approved the protection region’s first annual progress report for the Province of Ontario. The report covers the Source Protection activities […] Click here to view original […]

Drinking Water Source Protection Committee Seeking Members

The Halton-Hamilton Source Protection Region has two vacancies on the Source Protection Committee they are looking to fill. Candidates have until May 31, 2019 to apply. View the full post at www.puslinchtoday.ca

Time to update Grand River watershed drinking water protection plan

GRAND RIVER CONSERVATION AUTHORITY – Members of the public are invited to read and comment on the Draft Updated Drinking Water Source Protection Plan for the Grand River watershed. The plan has been prepared […] Click here to view original web page at www.guelphtoday.com

Interested in protecting our water sources?

Expressions of interest are invited to fill four vacancies on the North Bay-Mattawa Drinking Water Source Protection Committee (SPC), a local multi-stakeholder committee responsible for reducing risks to local municipal drinking water sources in Callander, Mattawa, North Bay, Powassan, and […] Click here to view original web page at www.baytoday.ca

City of Guelph awarded some bling for its water protection

The City of Guelph has won an award for its work in protecting the local water sources from an international non-profit organization. On Tuesday, the City of Guelph announced it has been given the Exemplary Source Water Protection Award from the American Water Works Association (AWWA). “Our […] Click here to view original web page […]

Here’s How Halton is Protecting Local Drinking Water

Halton Region is taking steps in efforts to protect local drinking water. On March 27, 2019, Halton Regional council passed a motion to support and endorse Bill 71 – also known as the Paris Galt Moraine Conservation Act, 2019. The moraine provides a drinking water source to several […] Click here to view original web […]

Water wells closed in Cambridge following jet fuel spill on Hwy. 401

The contamination from the crash — which dumped 50,000 litres of jet fuel, some of it spilling into Mill Creek and reaching Cambridge’s eastern edge — is believed to be contained upstream. CAMBRIDGE — The Region of Waterloo has closed five municipal water wells in Cambridge as it deals […] Click here to view original […]