The Environmental Services
department consists of 7 water systems and 2 wastewater treatment
The prime function of the Environmental
Services department is to provide the Public with safe potable drinking
water that meets all Ministry Regulations, and in doing so protect and
preserve the Environment from source to tap. Each Municipal Drinking
Water System upholds a Licence and Permit to Take Water to remain in
compliance with The Ministry of Environment Drinking Water Regulations.
The Licence of Approval issued by the Ministry of Environment identifies
and approves the water supply and distribution system at a particular
location. The Permit to Take Water also issued by the Ministry of
Environment indicates the maximum rates and amounts of water allowed.
The Environmental department also deals with the treatment and
collection of wastewater, to ensure before entering the natural
environment that the final effluent meets or exceeds all Ministry of
All current Ministry audit Inspection reports are available on the Township website and at the Municipal Office.