Updated “Taking Care of Your Drinking Water” Guide now available from MECP

The popular “Taking Care of Your Drinking Water”: A Guide for Members of Municipal Councils” has been updated and is now available on

This guide helps municipal councilors understand their responsibilities to provide a standard of care under the Safe Drinking Water Act, 2002.

The content of the guide was refreshed for new and returning councillors. As part of updates to the guide, information has been added on the Asset Management Planning for Municipal Infrastructure Regulation, Ontario Regulation 588/17.

Municipal officials can also learn more through standard of care training developed and delivered by the Walkerton Clean Water Centre. Get course details and session offerings at or by phoning toll-free 1-866-515-0550.

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