Raisin-South Nation Source Protection

Glen Robertson

Drinking Water System: Glen Robertson
Municipality: Township of North Glengarry
Source Protection Area: Raisin Region
Source Type: Groundwater

Resources:

Owned and operated by the Township of North Glengarry, the Glen Robertson well supplies a population of approximately 100. Located at 3342 Irwin Street in Glen Robertson, this drinking water system is one of 13 systems in the Raisin-South Nation Source Protection Region that use groundwater as a source of municipal drinking water. There are 13 other systems that use surface water (rivers and lakes).

Vulnerability Scoring

Four Wellhead Protection Areas (WHPAs) have been delineated representing differnt times of travel to the well: WHPA-A, WHPA-B, WHPA-C and WHPA-D (travel times of "immediate", 2 years, 5 years and 25 years respectively). The WHPAs have been scored from 2 to 10. The vulnerability score is a representative measure of the drinking water source's susceptibility to contamination. Higher scores indicate higher vulnerability.

Vulnerable
Area
Land Area by Vulnerability Score (ha)
10
8
6
4
2
WHPA-A3.1----
WHPA-B22.800--
WHPA-C-019.7-0
WHPA-D--011.70

Source Protection Policies

The following activities if occurring in a vulnerable area near the drinking water source could be a significant drinking water threat*:

  • Waste Disposal Sites
  • Sewage Works
  • Agricultural Activities
  • Pesticides
  • Salt and Snow
  • Fuel
  • Chemicals

* Please consult the Source Protection Authority or the Risk Management Official to determine the exact circumstances, and locations where source protection policies apply near this drinking water source.

Find out how the Source Protection Plans for the Raisin-South Nation Source Protection Region safeguard the municipal drinking water for your community: