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​Source Water Protection (SWP)

In 2006, the Ontario government passed the Clean Water Act to protect municipal drinking water throughout Ontario.

As a result, Source Water Protection Regions were designated and Source Water Protection Plans created to provide a framework for protecting drinking water from contamination and overuse. The Town of BWG has partnered with York Region to provide Source Water Protection Services to our residents.

Click to view a video on what it means to protect the sources of our drinking water, what responsibilities municipalities have, and how the public can help.