Requests for Information from Owners/Tenants on Chemically Unsafe Private Supply

Policy

Category: Safe Water
Subject: Requests for Information from Owners/Tenants on Chemically Unsafe Private Supply
Division: N/A
Policy Number: CA.83.01.102
Effective Date: Mar. 1996

POLICY STATEMENT

It is the policy of the Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health to provide information and advice to individuals regarding their water quality and to provide remedial recommendations where necessary.

 

APPROVED BY

Rob Thompson


Procedure

Category: Safe Water
Subject: Requests for Information from Owners/Tenants on Chemically Unsafe Private Supply
Division: N/A
Procedure Number: CA.83.02.102
Effective Date: Mar. 1996

PROCEDURE

  1. Interpret and explain results of the water sample to the owner/tenant as necessary.  Refer to the Ontario Drinking Water Quality Standards as necessary.  If the results are health-related, see policy CA.83.01.104 Chemical Complaints from Owners/Tenants of Private Supply for further corrective measures.
  2. Offer further assistance by sending appropriate printer material to assist in remediation:
  • Drinking Water and Fluoride (HPD SW (FS)9)
  • Drinking Water and Nitrates (HPD SW (FS)2)
  • Listing of Accredited Provincial Laboratories
  1. Discuss the necessity of continuous monitoring and sampling by the homeowner to ensure portability.

APPROVED BY

Rob Thompson