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Lakefield & Woodland Acres


Water and Sewer Services - Lakefield Ward & Woodland Acres

Municipal Drinking Water

The framework surrounding municipal drinking water has been changing since the Walkerton tragedy the Ministry of Environment has been working with municipal stakeholders to develop a Drinking Water Quality Management Standard (DWQMS) to complement the comprehensive legislative and regulatory framework in Ontario.

In order comply with new regulations stemming from the recommendations of Justice O'Connor, the township of Selwyn has developed an Operational Plan that meets the requirements of the DWQMS for the new municipal licencing regulation, including a Drinking Water Quality Policy.

Additional information on the new licencing program is available at the Drinking Water Ontario website. Municipal water and sewer services are available in the Lakefield Ward and in the Woodland Acres Subdivision.

The Township of Selwyn owns the infrastructure for both these systems and has an agreement with Peterborough Utilities Services Inc. (P.U.S.) to maintain the day-to-day operations of these systems.

Water Hardness

The Water Hardness for both the Lakefield and the Woodland Acres water systems is: 90 tp 105 mg/L

Peterborough Utilities Services Inc.

1867 Ashburnham Drive
P.O. Box 4125, Station Main
Peterborough, Ontario
K9J 6X5

Phone: 705-748-9301
Fax: 705-748-3138
Web Site:

In case of Sanitary Sewer Blockage - Call 705-748-9300