More than 100 Groups Call on Province to Grow the Greenbelt, Protect Water Supplies; Urban Sprawl Threatens 1.5 Million Acres of Critical Water Resources

Capture.PNGToronto, ON — Over 100 community groups, including the Oak Ridges Moraine Partnership and Ontario Greenbelt Alliance, are requesting that the provincial government grow the Greenbelt to protect 1.5 million acres of land containing vital water resources.

The ongoing Greenbelt Plan review represents a unique opportunity to permanently protect important headwaters, moraines, groundwater recharge areas and wetlands. These vital water systems supply clean drinking water directly to one million people and help provide a clean source of drinking water to millions more in the Greater Golden Horseshoe.

To learn more information about the plan

 

 

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