Source Water Planning

Source Water Policy- Québec


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Jurisdiction does not implement this indicator

Jurisdiction partially implements this indicator

SWPP Indicator



Groundwater protection planning is required

Groundwater protection planning is not required for CWS 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 supply scale

Municipalities are responsible for protecting sources of drinking water. 

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. 

In the U.S. for Fiscal Year 2022, State Revolving Fund set-asides were used for source water protection programs