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Protecting Ontario's drinking water: Toward a watershed-based source protection planning framework: Final report

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Title: Protecting Ontario's drinking water: Toward a watershed-based source protection planning framework: Final report
Author: Advisory Committee on Watershed-based Source Protection Planning
Abstract: The Advisory Committee on Watershed-based Source Protection Planning was established by the Minister of the Environment (MOE) on November 15, 2002. Advisory Committee members were asked to provide advice to the government on a framework for watershed-based source protection planning. Together, this report and its recommendations fulfil that mandate. This report is organized into six sections: 1) Introduction - provides an overview of drinking water source protection planning and key concepts.; 2) Framework Fundamentals - contains the underlying principles needed to support source protection planning.; 3) The Planning Process - describes a ‘generic’ process for the development of watershed-based source protection plans.; 4) Risk Management - identifies key considerations in managing risks and threats to drinking water sources. 5) Information Management - outlines an information management framework to support source protection planning.; and 6) Conclusion - presents the Advisory Committee’s final conclusions on its source protection planning framework.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10214/15836
Date: 2003
Rights: Queen's Printer for Ontario, Crown Copyright, Non-Commercial Use Permitted
Rights Holder: Queen's Printer for Ontario


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