Raisin-South Nation Source Protection

Newington

Drinking Water System: Newington
Municipality: Township of South Stormont
Source Protection Area: South Nation
Source Type: Groundwater

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The village of Newington is located approximately 25 km northeast of Cornwall in the South Stormont Township. The Newington Well Supply is owned by the Township of South Stormont and operated by Caneau Water and Sewage Operations Inc. The Newington Well Supply contains 2 wells and serves a population of approximately 260 residents.

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-A6.2----
WHPA-B21.500--
WHPA-C-20.80-0
WHPA-D--047.70

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.

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