The Drinking Water Source Protection Plan for the Grand River Source Protection Area (watershed) is effective July 1, 2016. The Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change approved the plan on Nov. 26, 2015.
The source protection plan:
Notice of Amendments made under Ontario Regulation 287/07 s.51, February 2017.
Volume 1 (72 pages, 6 MB) provides the context for the plan. It includes a brief history of source protection planning and the Clean Water Act, source protection plan objectives and a description of the watershed.
This volume contains the Source Protection Plan policies listed by municipality.
The Grand River Assessment Report is the scientific and technical foundation of the plan. It shows wellhead and intake protection areas and enumerates the threats to water quality for each water system.
The Explanatory Document (433 pages, 4 MB) explains the aim and reasoning behind the policies in the Source Protection Plan (Volume 2).
These documents will help you to understand the Source Protection Plan policies and how they apply.
The Source Protection Plan can be seen at the Grand River Conservation Authority, 400 Clyde Rd., Cambridge.