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Welcome to Halton-Hamilton source protection region
Working to protect your
drinking water sources

Our water resources are vital to all aspects of our lives, including our health. It is important that we ensure there is a clean and abundant source of drinking water – for now and in the future. Ontario’s Clean Water Act, 2006 provides for a community initiative where municipalities, residents, business owners, provincial agencies, conservation authorities and others work together to protect existing and future drinking water sources.  

Under the Clean Water Act, Conservation Halton and the Hamilton Conservation Authority together form the Halton-Hamilton Source Protection Region. They support a local multi-stakeholder, decision-making Source Protection Committee. Explore our website to learn more about the underlying science and the policies that protect municipal drinking water sources of Lake Ontario and groundwater aquifers, which serve 95% of the residents in the Halton-Hamilton watersheds. 


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Free online event for Halton and Hamilton businesses on Feb. 17, 2021
Halton and Hamilton area businesses are invited to a discussion about protecting our drinking water sources!...


The Call for Applications for General Public Representative Member on the Halton-Hamilton Source Protection Committee is now closed
The Call for Applications for General Public Representative Member......


Halton Region first municipality in Canada to receive prestigious award for drinking water quality
The Municipality of Halton Region is the first Canadian municipality to receive the American Water Works Association (AWWA) Directors Award......

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