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Two Vacancies on the Halton-Hamilton Source Protection Committee

There are two vacancies to fill on the Halton-Hamilton Source Protection Committee representing agriculture in Hamilton and the general public.  Eligible candidates having interest in local watersheds and drinking water issues are invited to submit their application by Friday, May 31, 2019 to sourceprotection@hrca.on.ca or fax to (905) 336-6684.

The Halton-Hamilton Source Protection Region comprises the areas of the Halton Region and the Hamilton Region Conservation Authorities.  A Source Protection Committee was established in accordance with the Clean Water Act, 2006 and has developed a locally driven, science-based source protection plan that aims to reduce the risk of contamination and overuse of the sources of our drinking water. 

The role of the Source Protection Committee is to guide the review and updating of the source protection plan using a science-based approach and to ensure that all relevant information is being taken into account.  The Source Protection Committee is comprised of nine members plus the Chair, who act as liaisons for their sectors, and regularly attend committee and public meetings. The member composition is as follows:

  • 3 members representing municipalities
  • 2 members representing the agricultural sector
  • 1 member representing industrial/commercial sector
  • 3 members representing the public interest at large – focused on environment and health

Application form

Committee member eligibility requirements

If you have questions please call the project manager at 905-336-1158 extension 2237.

We are all responsible for protecting drinking water sources for present and future generations.

It's Time to Get Involved!

 

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