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Rouge River Watershed

The Rouge River watershed is an extraordinary resource in Southern Ontario, treasured and enjoyed by residents and visitors alike. If you live, work or play in the Rouge River watershed, you depend on its health in a number of ways.

Watershed Checkup Report Cards

The Rouge watershed is a source of your drinking water - whether you rely on wells or water from Lake Ontario. the safety of our drinking water and the future of the Oak Ridges Moraine have lead to a number of initiatives towards sustainable living in Ontario, the Greater Toronto Area (GTA) and the Great Lakes Region. Actions taken in the Rouge watershed can provide a model for actions in other watersheds, as well as influence the environmental health of larger systems.

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