Drinking Water Wise Webinar Series

During this five-part webinar series, you will hear from experts who will teach you the basics about well care, septic system maintenance, what to look for when buying and selling a house with a private drinking water system, and the potential health concerns with rural drinking water. Most importantly, these webinars will educate you on how you can protect your rural drinking water source.

The first webinar on Harmful Algal Blooms is on September 26th, from 12:00 to 1:00PM.

For more information, click here: https://trentsourceprotection.on.ca/resources/best-practices-for-non-municipal-drinking-water-systems

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Summary of March 30, 2023 SPC Meeting

The Summary of the March 30, 2023 SPC Meeting, held in-person at the Asphodel-Norwood Community Centre, is now available. Click Here to view. 

The next meeting date has not been finalized, but is expected to be in the last week of June.

These meetings are open to the public. Please contact Program Coordinator, Keith Taylor, at keith.taylor@ltc.on.ca if you would like to attend. 

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Source Protection Committee Seeking New E-NGO Member

The Trent Conservation Coalition Source Protection Committee includes members who represent municipal interests, commercial/industrial interests and other interests. There is currently a vacancy on
the Committee for a member to represent the Environmental Non Government Sector/Organizations. 

Are you interested in representing this sector on the Source Protection Committee? Apply by March 29, 2023.

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Ministry Approves Amendments to Trent Source Protection Plan, RE: Blackstock

On December 22, 2022 the Ministry of Environment, Conservation and Parks approved amendments to the Trent Source Protection Plan and Assessment Report. The amendment includes:

  • A revised water quality protection area around the new and existing wells of the Blackstock drinking water system
  • Updated source protection plan mapping
  • Updated Assessment Report figures

Notice of the amendment can be found on the Environmental Bill of Rights registry, ERO Number 019-6307.

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 took 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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