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Source Protection Implementation Funding

In recognition that there could be a financial impact to landowners affected by the source protection initiatives, a number of programs have been developed by Halton Region and the Ministry of the Environment to take action in reducing threats to local municipal drinking water sources:

Halton’s Residential Well Decommissioning Grant

Halton Region offers a grant to residents planning to decommission unused well(s), up to 50% of the total cost to a maximum of $1,000.00 per well.  If you are interested or want to find more information, please dial 311 or visit the Residential Well Decommissioning Grant page.

The Halton-Hamilton Watershed Stewardship Program

The goal of this program is the conservation of natural areas or creeks on private properties. This program provides support through practical advice and financial assistance. Landowners have been involved in various rehabilitation projects including establishing riparian buffers, enhancing wetland and upland habitat, fencing cattle from creeks, constructing manure storage facilities and controlling erosion.

If you would like more information on the Hamilton-Halton Watershed Stewardship Program, or are interested in getting involved please visit the Hamilton Conservation Authority’s website.External Link

Credit Valley Conservation’s Your Land and Water - Funding Programs

Credit Valley Conservation (CVC) and its partnering organizations offer several funding programs to landowners for environmental restoration opportunities. For more assistance, the CVC can assist in identifying the appropriate restoration programs/techniques and funding sources to help you implement them. More information can be found on the Credit Valley Conservation Authority’s website.External Link

Program Funding through the Clean Water Act, 2006

The Clean Water Act, 2006 funds local stewardship programs designed to involve the community and citizens in the protection planning of local water sources

Funds are available for local events that promote the Clean Water Act, 2006 and the stewardship program. Visit the Clean Water Act, 2006 website External Link for more information on available funding through the Ontario Drinking Water Stewardship Program.