Oxford County, Public Works will implement and maintain a Drinking Water Quality Management System as outlined by the Ontario Ministry of Environment & Climate Change. All managers and employees involved in the supply of drinking water are responsible for understanding, implementing, maintaining and continually improving the Drinking Water Quality Management System.

Oxford County is committed to:

  • Providing its customers with safe, potable drinking water in the interest of protecting public health.
  • Providing drinking water that consistently meets or exceeds regulatory requirements.
  • Participating in appropriate research of Best Management Practices to enhance our understanding of drinking water quality issues and optimize performance.
  • Promoting sound relationships with our customers, stakeholders, regulators and employees and integrating their needs and expectations into our planning.
  • As a minimum, meeting the requirements of all applicable legislation and regulations.


2024 Water and Wastewater Master Plan2024 Water and Wastewater Master Plan

The 2024 Water and Wastewater Master Plan sets out Oxford County's long-term water and wastewater approach to managing current servicing needs as well as accommodating future projected population and employment growth to the year of 2046.

Download: 2024 Water and Wastewater Master Plan

The Water and Wastewater Master Plan was carried out over 2022 and 2023 as a Class EA Study in accordance with the master planning and design process of the Municipal Class Environmental Assessment (MCEA, 2023), approved under the Ontario Environmental Assessment Act. The Master Plan followed Approach 1 of the MCEA process.