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June 13-15

Drinking Water Providers in Ontario

Systems, management capacity, quality control systems (ISO, HACCP), training of personnel, and accreditation of facilities.

Draft Agenda   *  (22Kb)
Detailed Notes on the Expert Meeting    (162Kb)

Commissioned Issue Papers

1. Roger L. Martin, Mary Ann Archer and Loretta Brill - Management and Organizational Behaviour:
    Why do People and Organizations Produce the Opposite of What they Intend?
2. Andrew Sancton and Teresa Janik - Provincial-Local Relations and Drinking Water in Ontario
3. Jim Joe, Jacinta O’Brien, C. Erv McIntyre, Strategic Alternatives, Michael Fortin, and Mike Loudon -
    Governance and Methods of Service Delivery for Water and Sewage Systems    (297Kb)
4. Darren E. Romain, Ken Mains, and Peter G. Nicol, CH2M HILL Canada Limited,
    and Bill Fields and Wendy M. Joyce, Diamond Management Institute - A Total Quality Water Management
    System for Ontario: The Model Water Utility
5. Narelle Martin - The Water Industry in Rural Victoria, Australia: A case study of reform    (341Kb)

Submissions from Parties with Standing

1. Chiefs of Ontario - Drinking Water In Ontario First Nation Communities: Present Challenges and Future
    Directions for On-Reserve Water Treatment in the Province of Ontario
2. Canadian Environmental Defence Fund - Transparency, Reporting and Accountability: A Comparative
    Overview Between Ontario and the United States of the Public's Right-to-Know About Drinking Water

    Appendix A: Examples of Online Drinking Water Databases    (234Kb)
    Appendix B: Sample Water Quality Reports
    Appendix B-1: Quarterly Report: City of Toronto Works & Emregrency Services    (198Kb)
    Appendix B-2: Consumer Confidence Report: Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission
    Appendix C: Sample Templates of Boil Water Advisories and Drinking Water Advisories    (35Kb)
3. Professional Engineers of Ontario - The Roles and Responsibilities of Professional Engineers
    in the Provision of Safe Drinking Water
4. Ontario Public Service Employees Union - Public Interests in Water Facilities Operations    (208Kb)
5. Walkerton & District Chamber of Commerce - The Walkerton Centre for Water Quality Feasibility Study
   Phase I (Inventory) Report    (274Kb)
   Phase II Report (Assessment of Options)    (486Kb)
     NOTE: The appendices for the Walkerton Centre for Water Quality reports are only available in hard copy.
   If you would like to receive copies, please fill out the request form at the Centre for Water Quality web site.
6. Ontario Water Works Association (OWWA) and Ontario Municipal Water Association (OMWA)
    6.1. Training and Accreditation of Water Supply Professionals
    6.2. Original Research Report - Issue 11 - Effective Water Utility Management and Organizational
7. Professional Engineers Government of Ontario - Submission to Part II of the Walkerton Inquiry    (239Kb)

Public Submissions

1. Ontario Sewer and Watermain Construction Association (1) - Drinking Water Management in Ontario:
    A Brief History

Other relevant background documents

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

Issue Paper Authors
Government of Ontario
Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO)
Chiefs of Ontario
Walkerton COC
Pollution Probe
Professional Engineers

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