COVID-19 Update:

Our Administrative Office remains closed to the public. All of our conservation areas are open for passive use. Staff continue to provide essential services and process permit applications. Email is the preferred method to contact staff.

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Drinking Water Source Protection

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Source water is the raw water that we take from lakes, rivers or underground aquifers to supply people with drinking water. “Source Water Protection” or “Source Protection” means protecting these sources of drinking water from contamination and overuse. The focus is on prevention and this work is meant to complement the work of water treatment plant operators who ensure municipal drinking water is properly treated, tested and safely delivered to your tap.