7 Results for Lake Simcoe

The Board of Directors of the Great Lakes and St. Lawrence Cities Initiative (Cities Initiative) has announced that John Dickert will has been selected to lead the organization as the new president and CAO. Dickert will succeed David Ullrich, who will step down from his position this summer as executive…

March 27, 2017 @ 9:56am

York Region has announced that it either met or exceeded the required parameters for drinking water quality established in its Safe Drinking Water Act of 2002 for 2016. In its 2016 Drinking Water Report, the Region summarizes the management of its drinking water systems, describes procedures, reporting, and adverse water…

March 24, 2017 @ 7:17am

Ontario has released its Minister’s Annual Report on Lake Simcoe for 2015. The report provided an update on government efforts since the release of their five-year report in October 2015. Work in Lake Simcoe has been primarily focused on phosphorous loading in the the lake, chloride levels, and climate change…

December 20, 2016 @ 8:53am

In 2013, the Town of Bradford West Gwillimbury initiated a Municipal Class Environmental Assessment (EA) study to develop a new Stormwater Management Master Plan in accordance with the Lake Simcoe Protection Plan, with an aim to be done in 2015. The plan is behind schedule, but now a final draft…

November 01, 2016 @ 7:05am

Today Ontario released a report that shows that the health of Lake Simcoe is improving. The five-year report is the results of the Ontario government’s decision to enshrine Lake Simcoe’s health in Canada’s first lake-specific legislation: the 2008 Lake Simcoe Protection Act. The act enabled the creation of the Lake Simcoe…

October 23, 2015 @ 11:29am

The Province of Ontario announced this week it is taking a major step to address the effects more than 200 years of human activity have had on Lake Simcoe’s water quality and ecosystem.Legislation introduced Tuesday would, if passed, require the province to develop a comprehensive plan to protect and restore…

June 18, 2008 @ 1:28pm

Two water infrastructure projects were unveiled Tuesday that will provide 17 per cent more potable water for the city of Orillia, Ont.Approximately $2.65 million dollars were invested in a new UV disinfection facility at the Orillia Wastewater Treatment Centre and new technology to treat trichloroethylene (TCE) and tetrachloroethylene (PCE) in…

April 02, 2008 @ 3:04pm