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Goal is to protect the quality of water for a number of purposes, such as drinking and recreation, in the province. Grants the province control over all water resources in the province. Prohibits the release of contaminants, directly and indirectly, into ...

Environmental Goals and Sustainable Prosperity Act, S.N.S. 2007, c. 7 An un-enforceable Provincial law stating various environmental objectives to be met by the year 2020. The Act aims at achieving economic growth along with environmental sustainability b ...

Environment Act, S.N.S. 1994-95, c. 1. Part X of the Environment Act has several different purposes. Firstly, it vests all watercourses in the Provincial Crown. It also establishes the Department of Environment as the lead agency of Government to promote ...

On-site Sewage Disposal Systems Regulations, N.S. Reg 194/2007. These regulations provide for privately designed disposal systems, including provision for innovative septic solutions.

Water and Wastewater Facilities and Public Drinking Water Supplies Regulations, N.S. Reg. 186/2005. Provides for facility classification, operator certification, facility operation and monitoring of public drinking water supplies.




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