The CTC Source Protection Plan

The CTC Source Protection Plan

cover of CTC Region amended source protection planUnder the Clean Water Act 2006, each Source Protection Area must produce a Source Protection Plan (SPP). The SPP for the CTC Source Protection Region came into effect on December 31, 2015. The first amendment to the CTC Source Protection Plan was approved on March 11, 2019 and came into effect on March 25, 2019.

The CTC Source Protection Plan applies to all three Source Protection Areas in the Region: Credit Valley, Toronto and Region and Central Lake Ontario.

The Plan applies immediately to all new threat activities, and includes timelines for bringing all current threat activities into compliance with the SPP policies. These threats have been identified through technical and scientific work described in the Assessment Reports.

 

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a) General Policies, Definition of Existing Drinking Water Threat, Transition Provision, and Timelines


b) Policies for the establishment, operation or maintenance of a waste disposal site within the meaning of Part V of the Environmental Protection Act


c) Policies for the establishment, operation or maintenance of a system that collects, stores,
transmits, treats, or disposes of sewage


d) Policies for the application, storage, and management of agricultural source material


e) Policies for the application, handling and storage of non-agricultural source material


f) Policies for the use of land as livestock grazing or pasturing land, an outdoor confinement area, or a farm-animal yard


g) Policies for the application, handling and storage of commercial fertilizer


h) Policies for the application, handling and storage of pesticide


i) Policies for the application, handling and storage of road salt


j) Policies for the storage of snow


k) Policies for the handling and storage of fuel


l) Policies for the handling and storage of dense non-aqueous phase liquid (DNAPL) and organic solvent


m) Policies for the management of runoff that contains chemicals used in the de-icing of aircraft


n) Policies for threats to Lake Ontario Drinking Water Intakes:

• The establishment, operation, or maintenance of a system that collects, stores, transmits, treats, or disposes of sewage
• Pipeline transporting petroleum products (containing benzene) crossing tributaries of Lake Ontario
• The handling and storage of fuel
• Spill of tritium from nuclear generating station

o) Policies for threats to water quantity:


• An activity that takes water from an aquifer or a surface water body without returning the water taken to the same aquifer or surface water body
• An activity that reduces the of an aquifer

p) Policies monitoring implementation progress

 

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DOWNLOAD HIGH-RESOLUTION MAPS SHOWING AREAS WHERE POLICIES APPLY

These maps are organized by location of well or intake.

DUFFERIN COUNTY


WELLINGTON COUNTY


PEEL REGION


HALTON REGION


YORK REGION


DURHAM REGION


LAKE ONTARIO

 

SUMMARY OF COMMENTS RECEIVED