Halton Region maintains and operates municipal drinking water systems that service residents and businesses of Burlington, Halton Hills, Milton and Oakville. The 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
DWQMS Operational Plan
Halton Region has developed and implemented a DWQMS.
The DWQMS is documented within the Halton Region Drinking Water Quality Management System Operational Plan and meets the requirements of the Ministry of the Environment, Conservation and Parks’ Drinking Water Quality Management Standard.
The DWQMS Operational Plan and Policy are endorsed by the Owner to satisfy the requirements of the Standard and fulfill the duties of owners under the Safe Drinking Water Act. The Owner endorses the Operational Plan through Council resolution, as documented in the Council meeting minutes and can be found on the Region’s Council Committee Documents page.
To order a copy of the Halton Region DWQMS Operational 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. The Financial Plan for Halton Region was developed to comply with the requirements of this regulation in accordance with the Ministry of the Environment, Conservation and Parks’ Municipal Drinking Water Licensing Program (external link).
Halton’s plan details the financial state of the Region’s drinking water systems based on a 10 year forecast. The Financial Plan (external link) for Halton Region has been endorsed through Council resolution, as documented in the Council meeting minutes and can be found on the Region’s Council Committee Documents page.
To order a copy of the Halton Region Drinking Water Quality Management System Financial Plan: