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Ground water needs to be protected to meet the needs of current and future residents. Water quality on farms in Wellington County are protected and improved through two programmes:
The Rural Water Quality Programme encourages farms to complete upgrades to improve water quality. This initiative is funded by the County of Wellington and the City of Guelph. The programme is run through the Grand River Conservation Authority, but is delivered locally by all six conservation authorities.
Since 1999 the programme has:
The Water Stewardship Programme awards a total of $25,000 grants per year. The programme seeks participation by:
Click here for a list of current grant rates.
The Water Stewardship Programme is directed at ground improvements to water quality. Some examples include the following:
Click here for a programme application.