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Members of the community and industrial sector in the Cataraqui Source Protection Area (Brockville, Kingston, Greater Napanee, Wolfe Island) are invited to submit expressions of interest for the position of Industry Representative and Community Representative on the Cataraqui Source Protection Committee (SPC). This is an opportunity to contribute to the quality of life in local communities.

The Cataraqui SPC was formed in 2007 to guide the protection of drinking water sources in the Cataraqui Source Protection Area. It is one of 19 committees established across Ontario under the Clean Water Act, 2006. The Committee oversees the preparation, implementation and amendment of technical reports and drinking water source protection policies, along with related public and stakeholder consultation processes.

For further information on the Source Protection Committee visit

The Cataraqui Source Protection Area (CSPA) is located at the eastern end of Lake Ontario and the upper part of the St. Lawrence River. It includes a portion of the Bay of Quinte, Hay Bay, the southern portion of the Rideau Canal and the Thousand Islands. The CSPA includes portions of three counties and all or part of the 11 municipalities within the Cataraqui Region Conservation Authority’s jurisdiction, as well the Township of Frontenac Islands (Howe and Wolfe Islands). About 80 per cent of residents in the CSPA (approximately 170,000 people) rely on municipal drinking water systems from surface or groundwater sources. The other approximately 40, 000 residents in the CSPA obtain their drinking water from private intakes or wells.

How to Apply for the Industry or Community Representative

Candidates are asked to please submit the following information on or before August 13, 2021.

  • Review the Roles, Obligations and Term information at:
  • Brief written expression of interest
  • Current resume
  • Contact information (mailing address, phone number, email address
  • Contact information for two references

Expressions of interest and any questions may be directed to:

Kelsey Guerette
Coordinator, Source Protection

Cataraqui Conservation
1641 Perth Rd, PO Box 160
Glenburnie ON K0H 1S0
613-546-4228 ext. 252



For more information about the Cataraqui Source Protection Area visit