September 17, 2013: The Municipality of Central Elgin's Drinking Water Systems
earned a 100% rating on the most recent inspections carried out by the Ministry
of Environment (MOE). This is the sixth year in the last seven years that Central
Elgin has scored 100% in the MOE inspections.
"To once again find Central Elgin with a 100% rating is a demonstration of the professionalism
of our water system operators," said Mayor Bill Walters. "Council is committed to
providing safe drinking water to residents and businesses, and will work to sustain
these ratings through the continued maintenance of our drinking water systems and
aging water infrastructure."
The Ministry of Environment inspection program for municipal residential drinking
water systems determines compliance with requirements under the Safe Drinking Water
Act, 2002, associated regulations and MOE licensing requirements. The 100% rating
indicates that the Municipality of Central Elgin is fully compliant with the Ministry's
drinking water regulatory framework.
The Municipality of Central Elgin owns and operates a water treatment system serving
the community of Belmont. The Municipality also owns and operates water distribution
systems serving Belmont and Port Stanley. The water distribution system servicing
Lynhurst, NormanLyndale, and the Eastwood Subdivision is owned by Central Elgin
and operated under agreement for Central Elgin by the City of St. Thomas.
Copies of the Ministry of Environment reports are posted on the Municipality's website,