The Delivery of safe water to consumers is the top priority for Water Utilities. The approach to achieve this in Nova Scotia and in many areas throughout the world is the Multiple-Barrier Approach. This is a series of steps taken by the water supplier which together provide multiple layers of protection to ensure that safe water is delivered to the consumer.
In Nova Scotia the barriers outlined in the Province’s Drinking Water Strategy are as follows:
The Town of Wolfville Water Utility (Utility) has a complete program of water treatment, testing and monitoring in full compliance with all regulations to provide a finished product which meets or exceeds the Guidelines for Canadian Drinking Water Quality as published by Health Canada.
To complete the multiple-barriers of protection the Utility adopt a Source Water (wellhead) Protection Plan to ensure the source water remains clean.
Guided by the Source Water Protection Plan, the objective of the Source Water Protection Advisory Committee is to provide the Water Utility with advice that will attempt to satisfy the water quality and quantity concerns of all stakeholders; about the sources of contamination in the source water supply area; about the management options available, and about the success of the protection plan.
Oonagh Proudfoot, Deputy Mayor (Chair)
Wendy Elliott, Councillor
Jennifer Kershaw, member at-large
John Brzustowski, member at-large
Wendy Donovan, Mayor
Peter Allen, Councillor, Kings County representative
Marcel Falkenham, Acadia University representative
Shane Warner, member at-large for the County of Kings
Kevin Kerr, Director, Public Works
Devin Lake, Director Planning & Development, Wolfville
Planning Staff, County of Kings
Dawn MacNeill, Nova Scotia Dept of Environment
Source Water Protection Advisory Meeting Documents
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