Updated Ganaraska Source Protection Plan and Assessment Report

Over the past year, the Trent Conservation Coalition Source Protection Region and Ganaraska Region Source Protection Authority have been reviewing the approved Ganaraska Source Protection Plan and Assessment Report.

Through this review, typographical errors were found within the documents. As per Section 51 of O.Reg. 287/07 of the Clean Water Act, 2006, amendments made to fix typographical errors are permitted. A description of the amendments made can be found within the Source Protection Plan in Appendix 7, as well as the Section 51 changes notice, both found on the Reports and Legislation page. Please note that although amendments were made to policies, the intent of the policy is unchanged. 

Read more

Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change: Minister's Annual Report on Drinking Water 2016

The Minister's Annual Report on Drinking Water is an overview of programs, policies and drinking water protection initiatives taken by the government. This year's report contains information pertaining to drinking water systems' performance in Ontario, First Nations drinking water improvement, Great Lakes protection, and the second progress report on implementing the Water Opportunities Act. 

To read the report, click here.

Read more

Implementation Forum 2016

The Trent Conservation Coalition held its annual Drinking Water Source Protection Municipal Forum on October 25th, 2016. It was a great turnout with numerous municipalities and partners in attendance. The event, designed to assist with the implementation of the Trent and Ganaraska Source Protection Plans, featured numerous presentations and discussions pertaining to the successes, difficulties and experiences from the last year of implementation, as well as a Q & A session with SPC Chair Jim Hunt and Pat Kinch, Manager of Source Protection Implementation at MOECC. 

You can find more information on this year's presentations listed below.

Source Protection Municipal Implementation Fund (SPMIF)
Meredith Carter, Otonabee Conservation
Presentation  Summary 

Risk Management Office and On the Ground Experiences
Terri Cox, Otonabee Conservation
Vicki Woolfrey, Crowe Valley Conservation
Tavis Nimmo, Durham Region

Presentation  Summary
A Planner's Perspective on Source Protection
Ian Walker, City of Kawartha Lakes
Presentation  Summary 

Emergency Response
Jim Peters, Municipality of Trent Hills

Presentation Summary 
Read more