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Public Consultation: Updates to the Halton-Hamilton Source Protection Plan

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Public Consultation:

Following the Clean Water Act, 2006, a comprehensive update is well underway for the scientific assessment reports and the source protection plan policies of the Halton-Hamilton source protection region. This work includes a detailed consultation process with stakeholders on the updates, including a public consultation stage which begins December 15, 2021 and ends February 4, 2022. See the notice and materials below.

Download the Notice here.

“NOTICE OF PUBLIC CONSULTATION"

Date: December 15, 2021

UPDATES TO THE HALTON-HAMILTON SOURCE PROTECTION PLAN

Ontario’s Clean Water Act (2006) serves as a watershed-based community initiative to protect existing and future sources of municipal drinking water. This initiative includes the Halton-Hamilton Assessment Reports and Source Protection Plan. These documents are currently being updated, and the changes could apply to properties in drinking water protection zones. If you live in Halton or Hamilton, we want to hear your feedback about the proposed updates.

The documents can be found at protectingwater.ca and comments must be submitted in writing by email or received through regular mail by February 4, 2022 to:

Chitra Gowda, Senior Manager, Watershed Planning and Source Protection

2596 Britannia Road West, Burlington, ON L7P 0G3

sourceprotection@hrca.on.ca | 905.336.1158 ext. 2237

Printed copies can be found at the municipal offices listed below excluding statutory holidays, until February 4, 2022. Please note that COVID-19 restrictions can impact the ability to view printed copies. Please check municipality websites or call their office before your visit.

Hamilton City Hall, Clerk’s counter, 71 Main Street West, Hamilton, ON L8P 4Y5
from Monday to Friday from 8:30am–4:30pm. hamilton.ca

Regional Municipality of Halton, Clerk’s counter, 1151 Bronte Road, Oakville,
ON, L6M 3L1, by appointment only by emailing sourcewater@halton.ca
halton.ca/For-Residents/New-Coronavirus/Access-to-Regional-Servicesduring-COVID-19


You are also invited to attend a virtual public information session to learn more about the proposed updates. Please use the weblink below to register at least one day in advance:

January 13, 2022 (7pm–8pm): https://bit.ly/Session1Jan13
January 20, 2022 (11am–12pm): https://bit.ly/Session2Jan20

If you are unable to attend, the sessions will be recorded and posted, with frequently asked questions, at protectingwater.ca.

uestions, at protectingwater.ca