Bathroom - Turn off the water tap while brushing
your teeth. Fill a cup with water for rinsing
Water Conservation Tips
Approximately 5,000 square kilometers of the greater London area of South
Western Ontario is supplied by two Water Treatment Systems:
The Lake Huron Primary Water Supply System
municipalities of London, Lambton Shores, North Middlesex, South
Huron, Bluewater, Middlesex Centre, Lucan-Biddulph and
Strathroy-Caradoc from a water treatment plant located north of
the village of Grand Bend in South Huron. The plant has a
current treatment capacity of 340 million litres per day (75
Million Imperial gallons per day) and serves a population of
approximately 350,000 people.
The Elgin Area Primary Water Supply System services the
municipalities of St. Thomas, London, Aylmer, Bayham, Central
Elgin, Malahide and Southwold from a water treatment plant
located east of the village of Port Stanley in Central Elgin.
The plant has a current treatment capacity of 91 million litres
per day (20 million Imperial gallons per day) and serves a
population of approximately 112,000 people.
HELP Clean Water
is a regional infrastructure project funded through the Building
Canada Fund (BCF). It will supply safe, clean drinking
water to over 500,000 residents in Southwestern Ontario for
generations to come.
Local infrastructure components of HELP Clean Water include:
Lake Huron Primary Water Supply System and Elgin Area Primary
Water Supply System have each implemented an
Environmental Management System
registered to the ISO14001:2004 international standard.
Drinking Water Quality Management System
Under the Safe Drinking Water Act, the
Ontario Ministry of the Environment requires that drinking water
system operating authorities become accredited. In order to
become accredited, the operating authority must establish and
Drinking Water Quality