The Drinking Water Source Protection Plan for the Long Point Region Source Protection Area (watershed) is in effect on July 1, 2016. The Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change approved the plan on Nov. 4, 2015.
- Read the news release from the Long Point Region Conservation Authority.
- Read the approval letter from the Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change.
The Long Point Region Source Protection Plan:
- describes the Long Point Region watershed,
- identifies the vulnerable areas related to drinking water sources,
- identifies the types and number of significant threats to water quality, and
- outlines the policies and programs to manage or eliminate significant threats, and to prevent new significant threats from developing.
The plan has two parts:
- Volume I (PDF - 2 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.
- Volume 2 (PDF - 8.5 mb) lists the policies and programs in the plan.
Appendix B - Assessment Report for the Long Point Region Watershed.
The 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 (PDF -- 2 mb) explains the intent and rationale 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 Long Point Region Conservation Authority, 4 Elm St., Tillsonburg ON.