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Ontario’s well water users aren’t getting the same drinking water protection as municipal users

Updated report cites shortfalls

October 11, 2022  By Ground Water Canada

Muskoka, Ont. – Drinking water reform was launched a couple of decades ago in Ontario following several deaths and illnesses in Walkerton, but even after such time disproportionate problems remain that are impacting Indigenous communities. The Canadian Environmental Law Association (CELA) has released an updated report on Ontario’s drinking water stating those who access their water from wells, including Indigenous communities, aren’t getting the same protection as those who get their water from municipal systems. Muskoka 411 report | READ MORE

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