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No public meetings as part of this year's water source protection consultations

Due to COVID-19, Sault Ste. Marie Region Source Protection Plan public consultations will all be online, says conservation authority
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NEWS RELEASE
SAULT STE MARIE REGION CONSERVATION AUTHORITY
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The Sault Ste. Marie Region Source Protection Committee (SPC) is inviting the public to comment on proposed updates to the Sault Ste. Marie Region Source Protection Plan, Assessment Report and Explanatory Document.

The public consultation period is 35 days beginning Friday, Oct. 23, 2020, until Friday, Nov. 27, 2020.

This public consultation will not include public meetings due to Covid-19. Updates under Section 36 of the Clean Water Act for the Approved Assessment Report, Source Protection Plan, and the Explanatory Document can be found on the Sault Ste. Marie Region Conservation Authority website.

Under the Clean Water Act (2006), Section 36 (S.36) the updates are required to ensure sustained protection of the municipal drinking water sources. The SPC will consider any comments received and revise the proposed updates, as necessary.

Should you have any questions or concerns regarding the proposed updates and what that means for you, please contact:

Marlene McKinnon, Source Water Protection Program Manager Sault Ste. Marie Region Conservation Authority 1100 Fifth Line East Sault Ste. Marie ON P6A 6J8 mmckinnon@ssmrca.ca www.ssmrca.ca Phone 705-946-8530 ext.# 1004 Fax 705-946-8533.

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