Owners of Orillia-area water testing lab convicted

A water-testing lab and its owners have been convicted and fined more than $246,000. – Metroland file photo A privately operated laboratory and its owners have been convicted for violations of the Safe Drinking Water Act. Central Ontario Analytical Laboratory Inc. and a numbered company were located on Burnside […] Click here to view original […]

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First Nations water systems need $3.2B: PBO

The house is hwon in the northern Ontario First Nations reserve of Attawapiskat, Ont., on Wednesday, April 20, 2016. The parliamentary budget officer estimates it will cost a minimum of $3.2 billion in capital investment to bring First Nations water systems up to standards seen in comparable non-Indigenous communities […] Click here to view original […]

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Ontario may expand Greenbelt to protect water supply

Ontario’s Greenbelt surrounding the Greater Golden Horseshoe protects 810,000-hectares of land from development. The province is now looking at expanding the belt by another 345,000 hectares. The Ontario government is looking at expanding the 810,000-hectare environmentally protected Greenbelt around the Toronto region in a bid to protect clean water […] Click here to view original […]

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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 www.yorkregion.com

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Kawartha Lakes Eliminates Water Infrastructure Deficit

With the approval of its 2018 Water and Wastewater Capital Budget, Kawartha Lakes, Ontario will no longer have a water infrastructure deficit. City council approved the proposed 2018 Water and Wastewater Capital Budget at their October 31st Special Council meeting. The budget is supported by the property owners who use the City’s water and wastewater […]

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