Standards of Municipal Water Cleanliness

Treatment processes reduce or eliminate the potential for the presence of pathogens (organisms that can cause illness) in drinking water and are used to ensure your drinking water meets provincial standards. Different water sources necessitate different levels and methods of treatment to ensure safe, clean water is provided to the surrounding municipality.

The following are the treatments currently being used to treat the Drinking Water System in Ajax, Ontario


  • Chlorination
  • Coagulation
  • Flocculation
  • Filtration
  • Taste and Odour Control
  • Zebra Mussel Control
  • pH Adjustment
  • Fluoridation

Curious to see how your Municipality treats its water before releasing it to your home?