Posted on Thursday, July 20, 2017 12:00 PM
Whitby, Ontario – The Region of Durham Works Department requires volunteers, from Ajax, Courtice, Oshawa, Pickering and Whitby (including Brooklin), from both residential and non-residential sectors, to allow water samples to be taken from their internal plumbing, as part of the Region’s Lead Monitoring Program. This water sampling program was implemented to comply with the Ontario Ministry of Environment and Climate Change Regulation 170/03.
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Posted on Thursday, July 13, 2017 12:00 PM
Whitby, Ontario – The Regional Municipality of Durham would like to remind residents that the Region does not sell or endorse water filters or treatment equipment. The Region has been contacted by concerned residents inquiring about phone calls from salespersons who want access to their home to test the water or inspect the water service. In the past, salespersons have gone door-to-door making similar claims.
“Several residents have contacted the Region regarding phone calls they received from...
Posted on Wednesday, July 12, 2017 12:00 PM
Whitby, Ontario – The Region’s Age-Friendly Durham Strategy and Action Plan is now available on durham.ca in an easy-to-read format. The plan establishes a common vision for Durham as a community that values, respects, and supports the well-being of all residents, regardless of age or ability.
“Durham’s aging demographic creates opportunities for innovative planning, service delivery and public engagement,” says Roger Anderson, Regional Chair and Chief Executive Officer. “Together, our goal is...
Posted on Friday, July 07, 2017 12:00 PM
Whitby, Ontario – The Regional Municipality of Durham, Works Department is encouraging residents to drop off reusable items, free of charge, at Reuse Days. The items will be donated to Habitat for Humanity ReStores (Ajax, Oshawa and Uxbridge locations), Diabetes Canada and the Salvation Army Thrift Store.
When: Saturday, July 15, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Where: Durham Region Waste Management Centre, 4600 Garrard Road, Whitby.
Why: Reuse Days is a program to help divert quality, reusable...
Posted on Thursday, July 06, 2017 12:00 PM
Whitby, Ontario – The Regional Municipality of Durham, Works Department would like to inform residents that an emergency valve repair will cause municipal water supply fluctuations for residents in the vicinity of Liverpool Road (north of the hydro corridor) in Pickering.
When: Effective immediately. Work to repair the watermain is estimated to be completed by 6 p.m. Work will begin again tomorrow, so residents may experience water supply fluctuations tomorrow (July 7) as well.