Ontario’s ongoing battle against sewage bypasses

The province is throwing money at Ontario’s sagging sewage treatment plants, but some towns, like Tavistock, have to bear the cost alone


Getting bypasses from sewage treatment systems under control takes money. Just ask the officials in charge of systems in the town of Hawkesbury, on the Ottawa River, east of Canada’s capital, and Tavistock, a village on the Thames River north of Woodstock, in western Ontario.

Better Farming - October 2011