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Safe Drinking Water Act, 2002


definitions of “Deficiency” and “Municipal drinking water system”

Historical version for the period December 1, 2008 to June 23, 2019.

Last amendment: 329/08.

Legislative History: 20/04, 257/05, 329/08.

This is the English version of a bilingual regulation.


1. A violation of any of the following provisions is prescribed as a deficiency for the purposes of the Act, including the definition of “deficiency” in subsection 2 (1) of the Act, if, in the opinion of the Director, the violation poses a drinking water health hazard:

1. Subsection 18 (1) of the Act.

2. Schedules 1, 2 and 6 to 18 to Ontario Regulation 170/03 (Drinking Water Systems).

3. Revoked:  O. Reg. 329/08, s. 1.

4. Section 22 of Ontario Regulation 128/04 (Certification of Drinking Water System Operators and Water Quality Analysts).  O. Reg. 172/03, s. 1; O. Reg. 257/05, s. 1; O. Reg. 329/08, s. 1.

“Municipal Drinking Water System”

2. The following class is prescribed for the purposes of clause (d) of the definition of “municipal drinking water system” in subsection 2 (1) of the Act:

1. A drinking water system or part of a drinking water system that serves a major residential development and is established after this Regulation comes into force under an agreement with a municipality pursuant to Part VI of the Planning Act, if the agreement provides that ownership of the system may be transferred to the municipality, a municipal service board established under section 195 of the Municipal Act, 2001 or a corporation established under section 203 of the Municipal Act, 2001.  O. Reg. 172/03, s. 2.

3. Omitted (provides for coming into force of provisions of the English version of this Regulation).  O. Reg. 172/03, s. 3.