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Drinking Water

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.


Oxford County is taking steps to support our community's response to COVID-19 (coronavirus disease) and measures taken by Southwestern Public Health. We are monitoring our operations daily to ensure we are taking the right actions to protect our residents, employees and visitors. Get updates at