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Key Information
Full name of Instrument & Measure (English): 
By-law on the Protection of Waters from Agricultural Nitrate Pollution
Description: 
This Bylaw governs nitrate and nitrate-based components originating from agricultural practices (i.e., from the application of fertilizer and from animal waste) that pollute groundwater, surface water, and soil. The Bylaw also defines drinking water standards and criteria for determining regions at risk. MARA is given the responsibility of promoting good agricultural practices, e.g., for fertilizer use in agriculture, and for developing programs towards that end.
Goal/Aim: 
protect groundwater quality
Responsible Authority: 
MARA

Status:

Year Instrument & Measure Started: 
2004