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Apply for a seat on the Lake Erie Region Source Protection Committee

The Lake Erie Region Source Protection Committee is looking for more members to help protect drinking water. We are looking for an interested, committed individual with relevant experience to fill a seat on the Lake Erie Region Source Protection Committee. There is a vacancy for one of seven seats representing the economic sector, which includes […]

Puslinch Council supports SPC recommendations re winter maintenance chemicals

ABERFOYLE – Puslinch councillors support the Lake Erie Region Source Protection Committee recommendations to address over-application of winter maintenance chemicals in order to protect groundwater. The report, received by council on Jan. 22 noted increasing sodium and chloride concentrations within groundwater drinking sources in Lake Erie Source Protection Region. […] Click here to view original […]

The value of water: $1 gets you 957 glasses of water in Clearview Township

The province has approved an update for the source water protection plan in the Grand River watershed, which will help safeguard municipal drinking water. Click here to view original web page at www.simcoe.com

Ruhl Lake Source Water Protection Review

As a result of the Source Water Protection review, the Committee has decided to take a closer look at one of Hanover’s main municipal water sources. A review is being conducted on the Intake Protection Zones for Ruhl Lake to determine the effectiveness of protection zones and related agricultural policies. Click here to view original […]

City council seeks groundwater study for rural Kingston

A west-end city councillor is seeking a study of the vulnerability of drinking water sources in the rural parts of the city. City council on Tuesday unanimously supported Click here to view original web page at www.thewhig.com

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