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Below is a list of media releases sent out by the staff and programs at the Haldimand-Norfolk Unit.

  • The HNHU Launches Drinking Water Hauler Inspection Program

    May 8th, 2017 – Simcoe, ON The Haldimand-Norfolk Health Unit is pleased to announce the launch of the HNHU Drinking Water Hauler Inspection Program. Over the past two years, the HNHU has been working with local drinking water haulage operators in Haldimand and Norfolk providing both education and inspections to ensure compliance with guidelines developed under […]

  • Door-to-Door Salespeople Misleading Consumers into Buying Water Purification Equipment

    The Haldimand-Norfolk Health Unit has received reports of door-to-door salespeople misleading consumers into buying water purification equipment. No one coming to your door is authorized to perform health-based tests on your drinking water. If you have any concerns about water safety, contact your local municipality or call the Haldimand-Norfolk Health Unit at 519-426-6170 or 905-318-6623.

  • Private Ground Water Supplies and Nitrate Testing

    SIMCOE, January 16, 2015 – The Haldimand-Norfolk Health Unit (HNHU) encourages members of the public using private ground water drinking supplies to test their water supply for nitrates. Nitrates are an odourless and colourless compound naturally present throughout the environment. Nitrates are not harmful when found at levels below 10 mg/L. Drinking water is considered […]

  • Sodium levels in Port Dover water return to normal

    PORT DOVER, JANUARY, 2014 – Norfolk County’s water quality monitoring program has done further testing on the water supply in Port Dover. Samples taken on Wednesday January 22nd, 2014 show that sodium levels in the water have dropped to 14 mg/L, returning to a level that is in the normal range for this water supply. […]