Puslinch Water taking could have ‘significant’ impact on wellhead protection areas


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It seems water taking operations in Puslinch are having an impact on the wellhead protection area for Guelph’s municipal water supply.

Further, reports from source water risk management official Kyle Davis and Harden Environmental Services indicate water taking may be subject to policies for “significant threats” under the Clean Water Act.

On Sept. 16 Puslinch Township councillor Susan Fielding noted that Davis has voiced serious concerns on the delineation of wellhead protection areas.

Among the information reviewed by Puslinch councillors was the Wellington County municipal peer review of a Water Quantity Risk Assessment Report (Tier 3) for water systems of the City of Guelph and Guelph-Eramosa Township.

In his comments, Davis stated the peer review indicates serious concern with the delineation of the Well Head Protection Area…

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