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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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NEWS RELEASE – Update on WTP Capacity – July 2021


The Union Water Supply System had been operating at a reduced capacity from January on through to the early part of June 2021. The reduction in capacity was necessary for maintenance and rehabilitation activities. The necessary repairs have now been

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Kingsville Water Tower Updates – June 2021

The Kingsville Water Tower (KWT) rehabilitation project is moving along nicely with the sandblasting portion of the project completed. The interior painting and safety upgrades are ongoing. The exterior painting is also in the process of being completed and the

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Kingsville Water Tower – April 1, 2021

As of April 1st, 2021 the Kingsville Water Tower (KWT) will be starting the next phase of its rehabilitation. The UWSS and OCWA will be taking the KWT offline at the end of day on April 1st, 2021 to start

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Canadian Water & Wastewater Association News

The CWWA has created a guidance document for water, wastewater, and stormwater utility managers to ensure that our waters remain sustainable for future generations. CWWA put substantial thought into structuring the topics, including laying out challenges, best practices and resources

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