Source Water Planning
Source Water Policy- Ontario
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Jurisdiction implements this indicator
Jurisdiction does not implement this indicator
Jurisdiction partially implements this indicator
Groundwater protection planning is required
Groundwater protection planning is not required for CWS in the province of Ontario.
Watershed scale protection planning is required
Dedicated protection plans are required at the community water supply scale
“The Clean Water Act ensures communities protect their drinking water supplies through prevention – by developing collaborative, watershed-based source protection plans that are locally driven and based on science.”
Dedicated funding is available to implement plans
There is no source of funding for source water protection plan implementation.
Periodic updates to plans are required
In the U.S. for Fiscal Year 2022, State Revolving Fund set-asides were used for source water protection programs