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Provincial Order Issued After Sewage Spill In Minnett

Posted: 2019-08-22 07:47:28 By: hbr

The District of Muskoka and the Township of Muskoka Lakes are investigating and facilitating information sharing after a Provincial Order was issued by the Ministry of the Environment.  The Province’s Order relates to a sewage spill at a resort in Minett.   The Health Unit confirmed that the spill was removed and there were no impacts to recreational, drinking water or land, and there were no public health issues to be addressed.”

District Chair John Klinck says “We have requested that the Ministry remain vigilant to ensure compliance is fully addressed by the private system’s owner and operator.”

Mayor Phil Harding, of Muskoka Lakes said “Both District and Township Councils recognize that it is important to provide assurances to the public that all levels of government are working together to protect Lake Rosseau from adverse environmental impacts while a permanent solution is identified and implemented.”