The Township of Whitewater Region, in partnership with the Ontario Clean Water Agency (OCWA), is committed to providing clean, safe drinking water to all residents, businesses and institutions of Beachburg, Cobden and Haley Town Site who are serviced by drinking water systems.read more
The Corporation of the Township of Whitewater Region will use existing resources and additional resources, if available, to develop and implement an energy management plan that will reduce energy consumption and its related environmental impact.read more
The Cobden Wastewater Treatment Plant, located at 1 Astrolabe Road, is owned by the Township of Whitewater Region and operated by the Ontario Clean Water Agency (OCWA). The Plant receives and treats raw sewage from the residents, businesses and institutions of the Village of Cobden.read more
Waste Management & Recycling for the Township includes the administration of a curb-side waste & blue box collection program as well as waste site operations.
The Township is NOT permitted to accept material generated outside of the municipality per MECP Environmental Compliance Approval certificate. The municipality has the right to refuse any debris and/or person from disposing material within the landfill site.read more
Installing tile drainage is a very common land improvement practice among farmers in Ontario. Corrugated plastic tubing, clay and concrete drain tile are installed beneath the surface of agricultural land to drain excess water from the crop root zone. The benefits of tile drainage for crop productivity, farm efficiency and even for reducing environmental impacts have been studied and are generally well known to farmers.read more