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Translation - Explanation and Caution

The County of Lanark is offering text and website translation services provided by Google Translate™, a free service currently offering over 50 languages. Our goal is to assist English as a Second Language (ESL) users with a way to understand the programs, services, and information provided by Lanark County.

Please note that NOT all text may be translated correctly or be translated at all. You agree that when a translation is complete, you assume the risk of any inaccuracies, errors, and omissions therein. You agree that the County of Lanark shall NOT be held responsible or liable for any damages or losses that may result from your reliance upon or use of Google Translate™.


Source Water Protection


Source Protection Plans

Municipalities in Ontario are required to develop source protection plans in order to protect their municipal sources of drinking water, as a result of the Clean Water Act (link is external).

The source protection region covering the County of Lanark is the Mississippi-Rideau Source Protection Region (link is external). The Source Protection Plan identifies risks to local drinking water sources and develops strategies to reduce or eliminate these risks.

For more information please refer to the following: the Mississippi-Rideau Source Protection Plan (link is external).

Drinking Water Protection Zone fact sheet 

Living In The Zone - How to be a great water resident