The Source newsletter
The Source was published for residents of the Lake Erie Source Protection Region. It explains the steps involved in developing a source protection plan, the meaning of terms used in the process and the tools available to manage significant threats.
Lake Erie Region information guides
These guides explain some of the key terms of source protection.
Conservation Ontario fact sheets
- The Ripple Effect (YouTube) is a 15 minute video. It covers many source water protection topics in general terms. The film was produced by Conservation Ontario and Ontario's 36 conservation authorities, to provide an overview of the source protection planning process.
The Walkerton Report
The Walkerton Report is the result of an inquiry led by Justice Dennis O'Connor of the Supreme Court of Ontario. The inquiry investigated the events in Walkerton and water safety across the province.
- Part One of the Walkerton Report describes the events in the community and the actions that led to the water becoming contaminated. The report made recommendations relating to the specifics of the Walkerton tragedy.
- Part Two of the Walkerton Report looked at water safety across the province and the actions needed to prevent a similar event from occurring elsewhere.
Conservation Ontario submission to the Walkerton inquiry