PUBLIC NOTICE: Consultation on Proposed Amendments to the Trent Assessment Report and Source Protection Plan

Consultation on Proposed Amendments to Trent Assessment Report and Source Protection Plan

Pursuant to the CLEAN WATER ACT, 2006 s.34(3) and O. Reg. 287/07 s.50(1) and (4)


The public is invited to comment on proposed amendments to the Trent Assessment Report and Source Protection Plan.

The approved Trent Assessment Report (2014) identifies and evaluates threats to drinking water quality.

The approved Trent Source Protection Plan (2014) contains policies that address the identified threats.

Recent changes to the Stirling Municipal Drinking Water System have resulted in adjustments to the areas where certain activities are considered to be drinking water threats. Updates to the Trent Assessment Report and Source Protection Plan have been proposed to reflect these changes.

A summary of the proposed amendments may be viewed HERE (click).  

You are invited to submit written comments on the proposed amendments on or before Dec. 11, 2019,

to or 714 Murray Street, RR1, Trenton, ON K8V 5P4.

For more information, please contact Keith Taylor, Source Protection Program Coordinator, Trent Conservation Coalition Source Protection Region at (613)394-3915 x 246 or e-mail

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On August 20, 2019 the Ministry of Environment, Conservation and Parks approved amendments to the Trent Source Protection Plan, Assessment Report and Explanatory Document. The amendment includes:

  • An expanded and revised water quality protection area around the new and existing wells of the Norwood drinking water system
  • Updated source protection plan mapping

Notice of the amendment can be found on the Environmental Bill of Rights registry, post #019-0273

The source protection authority completed the amendments in accordance with the legislative and regulatory requirements set out in the Clean Water Act, 2006 and Ontario Regulation 287/07(General).

The amendments take effect upon posting on the Environmental Registry.

The updated documents can be viewed from the Trent Conservation Coalition website: 

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