The Ministry of the Environment, Conservation and Parks (MECP) operates a public Wells Help Desk to help ensure that information is available to the public. The Wells Helps Desk also receives and forwards well complaints to the appropriate ministry office, answers general questions on wells, assists well owners to locate their well record and assists the well industry sector in obtaining licenses, well record forms and well tags (MECP, 2021).
MECP Wells Help Desk
Wells Help Desk
Environmental Monitoring and Reporting Branch
Ministry of the Environment, Conservation and Parks
125 Resources Road
Toronto ON M9P 3V6
Well Records & Requests
Information and rules for residential well owners, including the proper location, construction, maintenance and abandonment of a well can be found at Wells on your property.
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‘Ontario has a comprehensive set of measures and regulations to help ensure the safety of drinking water.
The following dataset contains information about the drinking water systems, laboratories and facilities the Ministry of the Environment, Conservation and Parks is responsible for monitoring to ensure compliance with Ontario’s drinking water laws.
The dataset includes information about:
- the number and type of registered systems and laboratories
- drinking water quality test results
- adverse water quality incidents
- activities to support reduced lead in drinking water
- enforcement activities related to inspections
- orders and convictions
- system operator certification’ (Ministry of the Environment, Conservation and Parks, 2020).
The following data sets are provided by Statistics Canada based on information they’ve collected.
If you own a water plant and would like to contribute, visit Biennial Drinking Water Plants Survey (DKWP).
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