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Drinking water in Waterloo Region would be threatened by Bill 162’s passing, report claims

Less water would be available for municipal aquifers

April 19, 2024  By Ground Water Canada

Waterloo, Ont. – New development in parts of southwest Kitchener would threaten drinking water supplies for current and future residents of the area, a staff report from the Region of Waterloo states. The development of 642 acres of land will be permitted if the Ontario government passes Bill 162. The region’s staff report suggests development will result in less water being available for municipal supply aquifers. Waterloo Region Record report | READ MORE

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