1151 Bronte Road, Oakville
Ontario, Canada, L6M 3L1
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When a well is decommissioned
all that is left is a patch of soil.
If you have an unused well on your property, you are required to decommission that well. This reduces the potential risk of groundwater contamination, which is important in areas where groundwater is the source of drinking water.
Halton Region is now offering a grant to residents planning to decommission unused well(s), for 50% of the total cost to a maximum of $1,000.00 per well.
The Residential Well Decommissioning Grant is not available to developers.
Important: Complete and submit application before beginning any work. Halton's Water Resources Specialist
must inspect the well prior to decommissioning and approve any work for residents to be eligible for the grant.
Please note: The program is carried out on a first come, first serve basis and funds are limited. Please allow 6 to 8 weeks for payment to be processed.
Costs eligible for reimbursement include:
Costs not eligible for reimbursement include:
Applicants are required to accept all terms and conditions of Residential Well Decommissioning Grant Program to be eligible for funding . A complete list of Terms and Conditions can be found in Section 7 (page 4) of the Residential Well Decommissioning Grant - Application Form 33KB.
For additional information about the Residential Private Well Decommissioning Grant Program, contact Halton's Source Protection Specialist at:
Tel: 905-825-6000 ext. 7512
Toll Free: 1-866-4HALTON (1-866-442-5866)
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Halton Region is composed of
the City of Burlington,
the Town of Halton Hills,
the Town of Milton,
and the Town of Oakville .