Source Water Planning



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Groundwater protection planning is required

Groundwater protection planning is not required for CWSs in the province of Québec .

Watershed scale protection planning is required

Watershed management plans incorporate aspects of source water protection planning.

Dedicated protection plans are required at the community water system scale

Municipalities are responsible for protecting sources of drinking water within Québec.

Dedicated funding is available to implement plans

The Enhanced Source Drinking Water Protection Program (PPASEP) provides support to compensate for financial loss to agriculture when establishing Source Water Protection Plans. 

Periodic updates to plans are required

Periodic updates to source water plans are not required for Québec.

For FY 2022, the State Revolving Fund program allowed set-aside funding for source water protection programs