MINISTRY APPROVES AMENDMENTS TO TRENT SOURCE PROTECTION PLAN - Re: Stirling & Pinewood

On June 8, 2020 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 Pinewood and Stirling drinking water systems
  • Updated source protection plan mapping

Notice of the amendment can be found on the Environmental Bill of Rights registry, ERO Number 019-1345.

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: http://trentsourceprotection.on.ca/resources/reports-legislation

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Remembering Walkerton: 20 Years Since the Drinking Water Tragedy

As we face the COVID-19 pandemic and its severe impacts, we realize just how important it is to safeguard our health. One of our primary needs is clean, safe drinking water. And, while we adapt to current pandemic conditions in 2020, we are reminded of another public health tragedy that struck one of our communities twenty years ago, and we reflect on the vast improvements made since then. More from Conservation Ontario: https://bit.ly/2WnZr7E

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