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Shared: Ministry still reviewing request to remove water from Tiny Township gravel pit

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A decision has yet to come on the request to remove nearly seven million litres of water per day from a Tiny Township gravel pit.

The Ministry of Environment, Conservation and Parks is still reviewing an application from CRH Canada requesting to renew a 10-year permit to take water for aggregate washing purposes from a pit on Darby Road.

Dufferin Aggregates, a division of CRH Canada, which owns and operates the Teedon Pit, is seeking a licence to take 1.6 million litres per day from a well and 5.2 million litres per day from a washing pond 210 days a year.

“The ministry takes its regulatory role and the protection of Ontario’s water resources very seriously,” said ministry spokesperson Gary Wheeler.

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