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April 19-20

Guiding Principles for Drinking Water Safety

Risk management, the applicability of the precautionary principle to safe drinking water, and multiple barrier approaches.

Draft Agenda   *  (11Kb)
Detailed Notes on the Expert Meeting     (59Kb)

Comments on the Expert Meeting

Energy Probe Research Foundation - Reducing Risk By Creating Accountability     (27Kb)

Commissioned Issue Papers

1. D. Krewski, J. Balbus, D. Butler-Jones, C. Haas, J. Isaac-Renton, K. Roberts & M. Sinclair -
    Managing Health Risks from Drinking Water: A Background Paper for the Walkerton Inquiry

2. R. Dobell -
    Social Risk, Political Rationality and Official Responsibility: Risk Management in Context     (263Kb)

3. D.A. Powell, K. Blaine, L. Gomes, S.E. Grant, B. LaCroix and S. Morris -
    Water Warnings: Communication in Drinking Water-Related Public Health Emergencies  

Submissions from Parties with Standing

1. Ontario Water Works Association and the Ontario Municipal Water Association -
    A Review of Managing Health Risks from Drinking Water: A Background Paper for the Walkerton Inquiry
    by Krewski et al. As It Relates to the History of Drinking Water Pollution Outbreaks in Ontario

Public Submissions

Other relevant background documents

Participants (see Notice to Parties in Part 2 (March 29, 2001))    (16Kb)

Issue Paper Authors
Government of Ontario
Sierra Legal Defense Fund (SLDF)
Concerned Walkerton Citizens/Canadian Environmental Law Association (CELA)
Canadian Environmental Defence Fund (CEDF)
Pollution Probe
Public Health
Chief Coroner of Ontario
Agriculture Organizations
Ontario Municipal Water Association (OMWA)
Ontario Water Works Association (OWWA)
Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO)

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