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Tag: Walkerton Inquiry

Essential Watershed Management—Remembering the Walkerton Drinking Water Tragedy

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Twenty years ago, in May 2000, a municipal well in the Town of Walkerton, Ontario became contaminated with deadly bacteria. Seven people including a...

Is Ontario’s Clean Water Act Responsive to Contemporary Water Source Protection...

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In May 2000, the E. coli water crisis in Walkerton, Ontario and the cryptosporidiosis outbreak in the spring of 2001 in North Battleford, Saskatchewan...

Canadian Environmental Law Association Warns Against Ont. Bill 66

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In response to the Ontario Government’s proposed Bill 66, the Canadian Environmental Law Association (CELA), which represented the Concerned Walkerton Citizens at the Walkerton...

Interview: Larry Moore

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Since 2004, the Walkerton Clean Water Centre (WCWC) has quietly but successfully trained Ontario’s drinking water operators. Established through a recommendation of the Walkerton...

Building a New Walkerton Clean Water Centre

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Construction is underway on the new Walkerton Clean Water Centre. The new, energy efficient building will increase the centre's capacity to conduct training, seminars,...

OPWA Workshop on DWQMS

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The Ontario Public Works Association will hold a workshop June 5 on the Ontario Drinking Water Quality Management Standard (DWQMS) at the Mississauga Grand...

Water Legislation is Needed Now: OSWCA

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The Ontario Sewer and Watermain Construction Association (OSWCA) says the $1 billion announced by the Ontario government in Tuesday’s budget for the province’s crumbling...

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