Source Water Planning
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Community water systems are required to implement source water protection plans
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 in the province of Ontario.
Community water systems are encouraged to implement source water protection plans
Funding is available to implement plans
There is no source of funding for source water protection plan implementation provided by the province of Ontario.
Periodic updates to plans are required
In Ontario, “municipalities, source protection authorities, local health boards, the Province and others, are implementing source protection plan policies, and are reporting on progress on a yearly basis.”
For FY 2022, the State Revolving Fund program allowed set-aside funding for source water protection programs
Monitoring sources of drinking water accessed through private wells is required
Funding is available to mitigate compromised sources of drinking water accessed through private wells
The province of Ontario does not provide funding to mitigate issues with compromised private wells.
Jurisdiction implements this program component
Jurisdiction does not implement this program component
Jurisdiction partially implements this program component