Raisin-South Nation Source Protection

Redwood Estates

Drinking Water System: Redwood Estates
Municipality: Township of South Glengarry
Source Protection Area: Raisin Region
Source Type: Groundwater

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Owned and operated by the Township of South Glengarry, the Redwood Estates well was constructed in 1995 and is designed for a population of 150, supporting a total of 39 residential lots.

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-B6.75.21.9--
WHPA-C-7.80.8-0.2
WHPA-D--0.11.90

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: