A Resident’s Guide
Residents can help protect our valuable groundwater by following the guidelines listed in this section.
Fertilizer can cause problems for our groundwater. Some simple tips can help keep our water safe.
Never dispose of potentially hazardous products down sinks, toilets, storm drains, or in rivers and streams. Seek alternate products that are either less hazardous or non-hazardous.
For information on water conservation practices, read the City's "Protect Our Drinking Water! - A Water Conservation Guide", also located at City Hall.
Storm drains, the square metal grates located at the sides of curbs or streets, often empty rainwater and runoff directly into our groundwater, lakes or rivers.
Various provincial and other external organization can answer some of your questions about groundwater protection.