Protecting Water

Drinking waterProtecting sources of municipal drinking water in our region enhances the quality of life for local families and supports sustainable communities now and into the future.

Protecting Water Sources:

  • protects public health
  • avoids the cost and need to clean up contaminated water
  • reduces the cost of water treatment
  • eliminates the need to search for new drinking water sources when existing ones become contaminated or┬ádepleted
  • ensures a long-term supply of clean water
  • ensures an adequate supply for economic growth