Helping our Neighbours

The Union Water Supply System will be assisting our neighbours while necessary repairs are made to the Harrow and Colchester South Water Treatment facility. Work is expected to commence June 8th and last for approximately 2-3 weeks. During this time

05/29/2020
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COVID-19 News Release #2

The Union Water Supply System would like to reassure the public that the drinking water system continues to be safe to drink. The World Health Organization (WHO) confirms that the Coronavirus 19 is not transmitted through drinking water. Please click

04/22/2020
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Live UWSS Board Meetings

The UWSS has added a tab under Public Information drop down menu entitled Live Board Meetings. This allows the public to view the Union Water Supply System Joint Board of Management monthly meetings. If you wish to view the live

04/14/2020
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COVID-19 News Release

Union Water Supply System wants to assure the general public that the drinking water treated and supplied to residents and businesses within our treatment area continues to be safe to drink. Please be advised that the World Health Organization (WHO)

03/16/2020
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UWSS to supply water to parts of Harrow/Colchester

The Harrow/Colchester WTP will be completing some necessary upgrades in the coming weeks. This will require the assistance of the Union Water Supply System to supply residents with drinking water during the construction period. Construction is set to begin March

02/27/2020
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Data to Identify Climate Change Related Infrastructure Vulnerabilities

The Union Water Supply System (UWSS) Infrastructure Vulnerability Assessment using the Engineer’s of Canada PIEVC protocol is featured as one of the case studies in this report. The report looks at the population served, weather conditions, temperatures and identified potential

11/01/2019
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July Board Meeting

Please be advised that the July UWSS Board meeting has been moved to July 31st for 9am in the Board Room of the Ruthven Water Treatment Plant.

07/12/2019
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Lake Erie Algae Bloom Prediction

UWSS was recently informed by colleagues at NOAA that this year’s algae bloom is predicted to be significant. UWSS wishes to advise the public that the OCWA operations staff are aware of the situation and continue to monitor the source

07/12/2019
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