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Water Withdrawal and Protection Regulation (WWPR)

The Water Withdrawal and Protection Regulation (WWPR), which came into force on August 14, 2014, provided stronger protection for drinking water sources. It was amended by the December 31, 2020, Regulation Amending the Water Withdrawal and Protection Regulation (Regulation amending the WWPR). The principal updates relate to amendments to match the Regulation respecting the regulatory scheme applying to activities on the basis of their environmental impact (French).

To clarify understanding of the Regulation

Assessment of the Water Withdrawal and Protection Regulation standards

Program

If you have questions about the Regulation, please contact the regional office of the Ministère in your area.

 

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