Water Source Protection is the most effective method of preventing drinking water contamination.
How Does Water Become Contaminated?
The 3 minute YouTube video on the right will take you from precipitation to your tap. You may be surprised how many traces of stuff water can pick up on the way.
Please click the start arrow to view
What does water contamination look/smell/taste like?
Substances that could contaminate drinking water, number in the tens of thousands. Some 'natural' contaminants occur in water. More than 80,000 biological and man-made substances are present in our environment. It is possible the traces of a chemical/biological soup could be present, depending on the source of the water.
What do you do if you believe your water could be contaminated?
Click the drip to upload and print the form
Are There Water Contamination Risks in this Area?
There are many potential water contamination risks within the Arrowsmith - Oceanside area.
In early 2015 I assembled a selection of photographs with information to explain some of the issues.
Click drip to link to a very graphic look at some
water contamination issues in this area
Dumped fill can leach contaminants into the aquifer
REQUEST FOR A SECTION 29 INVESTIGATION UNDER THE DRINKING WATER PROTECTION ACT
If you have any reason to believe that the water from your tap is contaminated or is some way unsafe to drink. Please click the drip to link to the request for investigation form.
--- Water Testing
Please click the drip to move to testing