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Public Hearing No. 6
Management of technologies: drinking water standards, treatment, distribution, and monitoring
September 11, 2001

Toronto City Hall
Committee Room #4

Topics to be addressed at this public hearing:

  1. Recommendations regarding standards development

    1. Process for setting standards/public involvement
    2. Appropriateness of current standards
    3. Role of the Federal Government
  1. Recommendations regarding technology and monitoring of municipal water and wastewater
  1. Recommendations regarding small drinking water systems

    1. Private systems
    2. Private systems serving the public
    3. Private communal systems

Notice to Parties in Part 2 regarding some additional items for consideration at Public Hearing Number 6   * (20Kb)

  Scheduled appearances

September 11

9:30 - 10:45 Goff Jenkins
10:45 - 11:00 Break
11:00 - 1:00 Ontario Municipal Water Association
Ontario Water Works Association
     Dr. Les Gammie
     Dr. Erika Hargesheimer
     Judith A. MacDonald, P. Eng.
     Joseph F. Castrilli
1:00 - 2:00 Lunch
2:00 - 3:00 University of Ottawa
     Ken Roberts
CH2M Hill Canada Ltd.
     Ken Mains, P. Eng.
3:00 - 3:45 Association of Local Public Health Agencies
Association of Supervisors of Public Health Inspectors
     Dr. Douglas Sider
     Dr. Charles Gardner
     Andrew Papadopoulos
3:30 - 4:00 Government of Ontario
     Peter Wallace

Suggested recommendations

1. Submissions by the Association of Local Public Health Agencies (alPHa) and Association of
    Supervisors of Public Health Inspectors (ASPHIO)

2. Ontario Water Works Association ("OWWA") and Ontario Municipal Water Association ("OMWA") -
     2.1.     Summary Statements of Recommendations for Public Hearing # 6 on Issues 3 - Drinking Water
                Outbreaks; 5 - Drinking Water Standards; 7 - Measurement of Raw and Finished Water Quality;
                and 8 - Production and Distribution of Drinking Water
     2.2.     Review of Report by Daniel Krewski, et al on Managing Health Risks from Drinking Water, etc.
                prepared by Michael Brodsky on behalf of OWWA/OMWA - Respecting Issue # 3 Matters -
                History of Drinking Water Pollution Outbreaks in Ontario
     2.3.1.  Review of Issue #5 - Drinking Water Standards - in the Krewski et al Report "Managing
                Health Risks from Drinking Water: A Background Paper for the Walkerton Inquiry"
     2.3.2.  Comparison of Water Quality Guidelines    (14Kb)
     2.4.     Review of Issue #7 - Measurement of Source and Finished Water Quality    (164Kb)
     2.5.     Review of Issue #8 - Production and Distribution of Drinking Water    (166Kb)

3. Submission by the Ontario Public Service Employees Union    (28Kb)


The transcripts of this public hearing are available at September 11.

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