Ontario’s Drinking Water Quality Management Standard (DWQMS) – Pocket Guide

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This guide from the Ontario Ministry of Environment, Conservation and Parks (MECP) examines the requirements of the Drinking Water Quality Management Standard (DWQMS), providing a high level overview of the requirements for a municipal residential drinking water system.

Ontario’s Drinking Water Quality Management Standard – Pocket Guide

Remember, this is only a summary. To be clear about your specific legal requirements, you should refer to the Safe Drinking Water Act, 2002 (SDWA) and the regulations and other instruments made under that Act.

For more information, please visit www.ontario.ca/drinkingwater or call the ministry’s public Information Centre at 1-800-565-4923.

Copies of this report can be obtained by contacting the Environmental Assessment and Permissions Branch of the Ministry of the Environment, Conservation and Parks at mdwlp@ontario.ca.


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