Trent Conservation Coalition DWSP Municipal Forum 2016

The Trent Conservation Coalition Source Protection Region is pleased to announce its annual Drinking Water Source Protection Municipal Forum will be held Tuesday, October 25th, 2016 at Baxter Creek Golf Club in Fraserville, Ontario. The event will feature various topics from municipalities, Conservation Authorities and MOECC, of which a complete list can be found here.

Baxter Creek is located at the corner of Highway 28 and Cedar Valley Road, approximately 25km north of Highway 401, and 4.5km south of Highway 115. The event will include a light breakfast of muffins and fruit with cofee and tea options. For more information regarding who should attend this event and how to RSVP, please check out our event poster.

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NOTICE: Trent Conservation Coalition Source Protection Committee Member Vacancies

Under the Clean Water Act, a Source Protection Committee representing multiple stakeholders is required for each source protection region in Ontario. A Source Protection Committee oversees all matters of the Source Protection Region. The Trent Conservation Coalition Source Protection Committee is seeking to fill two member vacancies in the area of First Nations. For more information click here.

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I live near a Drinking Water Source Protection road sign – What does that mean?

There are a number of drinking water threats such as the application of commercial fertilizer, storage of large volumes of fuel, or application of manure that have the potential to impact your municipal drinking water source. If you live in a Drinking Water Source Protection zone, it means that these and a handful of other threats have policies in place to help protect the water source.

You can help ensure safe drinking water in your area by checking out our interactive map here. It will allow you to determine if your property is in a vulnerable area, the drinking water threats in your zone and the policies that apply to you. You also can read summaries on each drinking water system and learn about its water source, treatment system and serviced population.

Visit the map today and help protect drinking water sources in the Trent Conservation Coalition Source Protection Region!

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