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.
- Taste and Odour Control
- Zebra Mussel Control
- pH Adjustment
Drinking Water Standards in Ontario
Ontario has published a page dedicated to drinking water facts, including Municipal Water Quality Standards, protecting source water, and information for homeowners who rely on a well.
‘Protecting water at its source is a crucial first step in Ontario’s approach to delivering safe drinking water. When you turn on your tap, you can be confident that your drinking water is among the best protected in the world.’
Read more online at: https://www.ontario.ca/page/drinking-water