GROUNDWATER STUDIES SHOW A VERY VULNERABLE AQUIFER

A review of the groundwater existing conditions report shows that the site of the proposed landfill is on a very vulnerable groundwater aquifer.

http://www0.wm.com/wm/wcec/Existing_Conditions/Geology_and_Hydrogeology/Reports/10_Existing_Conditions_Report.pdf   page 7.

Groundwater studies carried out for the City of Ottawa and the Mississippi-Rideau source protection region of the Ontario Drinking Water Source Protection Program in 2001, 2004 and 2009 all classify the aquifer at the site of the proposed new landfill as having a high to very high vulnerability for  contamination. How can the province ever approve to put a garbage dump over such a vulnerable resource, that once contaminate is almost impossible to clean up