Halton's Drinking Water System

Drinking Water Quality Management System (DWQMS) Policy

Halton Region owns, maintains and operates several water treatment and distribution systems.
Halton Region is committed to:

  • Providing customers with safe drinking water

  • Complying with applicable legislation and regulations

  • Maintaining and continually improving the Drinking Water Quality Management System

The following DWQMS Policy was endorsed by Council in September 2011 through staff report PW-46-11 Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF)164KB.

The DWQMS Operational Plan and Quality Policy was endorsed by Council in March 2015 through staff report  PW-07-15 Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF)

Drinking Water System Financial Plan

Ontario Regulation 453/07 External link of the Safe Drinking Water Act External link requires that all municipalities complete a financial plan for their respective drinking water systems. Halton Region’s financial plan has been developed to comply with the requirements of this regulation in accordance with the Ministry of Environment’s Drinking Water Licensing Program External link.

Halton’s plan details the financial state of the Region’s drinking water systems and is based on a 10 year forecast. The Drinking Water Financial Plan was endorsed by Halton Regional Council on June 23, 2010.

A paper copy of the financial plan is available at no charge by contacting Halton Region’s Regulatory Compliance Group by dialing 311 or 905-825-6000 Ext. 7697.