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June 5-6

Public Involvement in Drinking Water Safety

Access to information, disclosure by suppliers and regulators, government transparency in policy and projects.

Detailed Notes on the Expert Meeting   *  (58Kb)

Commissioned Issue Papers

Submissions from Parties with Standing

Canadian Environmental Defence Fund -
    1. Local Stories: Citizen action to ensure safe drinking water in Ontario    (78Kb)
    2. 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. Public Participation in Drinking Water Safety Decision-Making    (15Kb)

Public Submissions

H.J. Malec - Designing a Safe Water System for Ontario     (30Kb)

Other relevant background documents


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

Issue Paper Authors
Government of Ontario
Concerned Walkerton Citizens/Canadian Environmental Law Association (CELA)
Walkerton Community Foundation
Canadian Environmental Defence Fund (CEDF)
Ontario Municipal Water Association (OMWA)
Ontario Water Works Association (OWWA)
Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO)

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