Today's date: Friday October 19, 2018
   
column width padding column width padding

The Wellington Advertiser Masthead Logo

We Cover The County...
40,052 Audited Circulation

WEEKLY POLL   |   Community News   |   EQUINE   |   Schools & Buses

Municipal 2018
Enhanced_728x90
column width padding column width padding

Public water meeting July 20 for northern Grand residents

GRAND VALLEY - A public meeting will be held July 20 for property owners in Grand Valley, Marsville, and Walde­mar on work being done to pro­tect the water sources for muni­cipal wells serving those com­munities.

 

The meeting will be from 7 to 9pm in the Grand River Room of the Grand Valley and District Community Centre, 90 Main Street North, Grand Valley.

The meeting is sponsored by the Grand River Conserva­tion Authority and the munici­palities that own the water sys­tems: Township of East Luther Grand Valley (Grand Valley), Township of East Garafraxa (Marsville) and the Township of Amaranth (Waldemar).

Displays and presentations will highlight the results of recent technical studies of the municipal water systems ser­v­ing those communities. The studies were done under the Ontario Clean Water Act as part of the effort to develop a Source Water Protection Plan for the Grand River watershed.

The information will be used by the Lake Erie region source protection committee to develop the source protection plan by 2012. People attending the meeting will find out:

- where municipal drinking water comes from;

- where the sources are vulnerable to contamina­tion;

- what land uses pose a potential risk to the water sources;

- how to learn if their property is affected;

- how policies will be developed to protect the supply;

- how to be involved and make comment;

People who own property near the municipal wells have been mailed invitations. The invitations include brochures providing more information on the Clean Water Act, the tech­nical studies and other matters related to source protection planning.

More information on source water protection planning in the Grand River watershed is available at www.source­water­.ca.

 

Vol 43 Issue 29

 
 

Tell Us What You Think

Login to submit a comment

Comments appearing on this website are the opinion of the comment writer and do not represent the opinion of the Wellington Advertiser. Comments that attack other individuals or are offensive, unsubstantiated or otherwise inappropriate will be removed. You must register or log in in order to post a comment. For more information, read our detailed Comment Policy and Guidelines.

       

ReliableFord

Spacer

Wellington County

Related Stories

  • Brave residents take plunge in support of local food bank
  • Grand Valley Santa Claus parade Nov. 26
  • Organizers thank participants, congratulate winners of Grand Valley Duck Race
  • CANADA DAY 2011: Grand Valley celebrates 150 years
  • FIRE PREVENTION: Grand Valley fire department to host Fire Fighter for the Day
  • Picnic in the park is on Saturday for group
  • Public water meeting July 20 for northern Grand residents
  • 25th anniversary of Grand Valley tornado remembered
  • Residents see truck crash as omen with Orica
  • ELECTIONS 2010: Mac Namara to run for Mayor in township
  • Grand Valley announces plan for new $15.6-million wastewater facility
  • Grand Valley BreastFest this weekend
  • Orica appeals council decision on explosives site to OMB
  • Council rejects company's bid to keep storing explosive material
  • Explosives storage proposal creates fireworks
  • Residents concerned about explosives company moving in next to Luther Marsh
  • column width padding column width padding column width padding

    The Wellington Advertiser

    News

    Opinion

    Community

    Deaths

    Digital Publications

    Classifieds


    Twitter Logo

    Free Press News Network Logo