Source Water Protection Committee

Welcome to the Source Water Protection Committee page

What We Do


  • Track government progress and initiatives related to Source Water Protection (SWP)
  • Assist the OWWA in reviewing government initiatives, and preparing input to the government on behalf of OWWA members
  • Develop and maintain partnerships with other SWP oriented organizations
  • Provide information to OWWA members on
    • The value of SWP
    • Their role in SWP
    • Status of SWP initiatives
    • SWP Implementation
    • Technical aspects of SWP related to the drinking water industry

We work closely with the OWWA Groundwater Committee , which leads with respect to tracking, review, and education for technical aspects of SWP for groundwater systems. In addition to its overview role, the SWP committee will lead the tracking, review, and education for technical aspects of SWP for surface water systems and SWP implementation initiatives for both types of systems.

In addition,


  • Monitor MOECP and MNRF activities
  • Monitor Conservation Authority activities
  • Maintain communications with OWWA executive director and government relations committee
  • Review, coordinate, and select papers for SWP session at the OWWA Annual Conference
  • Keep the SWP section of the OWWA web site current
  • Provide articles to the OWWA Pipeline
  • Plan to provide a one-day seminar on SWP issues, at least every other year and possibly every year

Who We Are

Committee Chair Angelika Masotti
Vice Chair Scott Tam
Liaison Director Simon Gautrey

Member List

Member Employer
Angelika Masotti York Region
Lloyd Lemon WSP Group
Eric Hodgins Region of Waterloo
Rika Law R.V. Anderson
Peter Rider City of Guelph
Simon Gautrey Wood
Scott Tam City of Timmins
William Snodgrass City of Toronto
Andrea Bazzard City of Hamilton
Alison Cox University of Guelph

For More Information

If you would like more information or are interested in joining our committee, please contact us.

Please visit the Source Water Protection segment on our Links page.

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