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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 […]

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 […]

Chloride levels are rising in Waterloo Region drinking water

For years doctors have been warning patients to reduce their salt intake. Now environmentalists are expressing similar concerns regarding the amount of salt being used on sidewalks, roads, parking lots and driveways. The chloride found in road salt is seeping into both surface water — like creeks, streams, rivers and melted ice — as well […]

Centre Wellington seeks four-year extension of moratorium on water bottling permits

Centre Wellington is seeking a four-year extension of the provincial moratorium on new or expanded permits for commercial water bottlers. The municipality’s committee of the whole made the recommendation on June 18 following discussion of a report from managing director of infrastructure services Colin Baker. Full story here

North Bay’s drinking water may be more vulnerable to contamination than initially believed

The North Bay-Mattawa Conservation Authority is advising area municipalities that the water intake on Delaney Bay may be more vulnerable to contamination than originally believed. Click here to view original web page at www.nugget.ca