The Walkerton Tragedy: Lessons Learned and Unfinished Business

Posted by Richard D. Lindgren, CELA Counsel on May 22, 2018 In May 2000, seven people died, and thousands of people fell seriously ill, after consuming contaminated drinking water supplied by a municipal drinking water system in Walkerton, Ontario. On the 18th anniversary…

Source Water Protection 2.0: Strengthening Ontario’s Drinking Water Safety Net

Posted by Richard D. Lindgren, CELA Counsel on January 18, 2017 In May 2000, seven people died, and thousands of people fell seriously ill, after bacteriological contamination of a municipal well that supplied drinking water in Walkerton, Ontario. In the wake of this…

Ontario Water Law – New Publication Released

Oct 30 2014 CELA's Executive Director Theresa McClenaghan has co-authored a new publication, Ontario Water Law, with fellow environmental lawyer Julie Abouchar. "This book is most timely. This is a valuable contribution and will assist lawyers, regulators and policy makers in…