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The Union Water Supply System provides drinking water to approximately 65,000 residents within the municipalities of Essex, Kingsville, Lakeshore and Leamington in Southwestern Ontario.
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Free Chlorine Secondary Disinfection

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The UWSS will be temporarily switching from chloramination to free chlorine for its secondary disinfection process until June 4, 2019.  This will cover all of the UWSS service area, which includes the Municipality of Leamington, the Town of Kingsville, and

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Recent News

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August 15th UWSS Board meeting CANCELLED

The Union Water Supply System Joint Board of Management meeting schedule for August 15th has been cancelled.  The next UWSS Board meeting will take place on September 19th at 9 am in the Kingsville Community Room upstairs at the Kingsville

08/10/2018
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Blue-Green Algae – what you need to know

Cyanobacteria or Blue-green algae is present in almost all lakes in Canada, and the same is true for Lake Erie.  In the warmer sunny days that UWSS experiences in the summer blue-green algae can form in the source water.  The

07/27/2018
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Taste and Odour in Drinking Water

Currently, some residents may notice a musty or “dirt” taste/odour with their drinking water.  This has nothing to do with the temporary switch in secondary disinfection.  The musty or “dirt” taste and odour in the water is related to very

07/27/2018
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