Drinking Water Safety

If you have questions regarding the safety of your drinking water at the Kennisis Lakes or want information on what to do if there is a problem identified by a water quality test at your cottage, please refer to the following PDF document:

The Haliburton, Kawartha, Pine Ridge District Heath Unit has a Yellow Book for well water safety,  available for free from their office.

Since Walkerton, there is little new documentation on private water systems (less than 5 units); however, we have located some other government documents that you may find helpful:

Environmental Manual for Cottagers

Information on the use of Home Water Treatment Devices

Small Water Supply System Guidebook