PUBLIC NOTICE CONCERNING NEW DESIGNATION OF THE HEBB, MILIPSIGATE, MINAMKEAK LAKE WATERSHED PROTECTED WATER AREA AND THE REGULATIONS WITH RESPECT THERETO
The purpose of this public notice is for the Public Service Commission of Bridgewater to advise the public that the Watershed Area surrounding Hebb Lake and Milipsigate Lake, prescribed in 1964, and the designation of the area surrounding Minamkeak Lake as a Protected Water Area, designated in 1981, have been cancelled. Further that the same areas noted above surrounding Hebb, Milipsigate and Minamkeak Lakes, has been designated as a Watershed Protected Water Area complete with Regulations respecting activities in the Hebb, Milipsigate and Minamkeak Lake Watershed Protected Water Area by the Honourable Mark Parent, Minister of the Environment and Labour, on 13 July 2006.
A copy of the Honourable Mark Parent’s Designation is available from the Public Service Commission of Bridgewater, Engineering Department, 60 Pleasant Street, Bridgewater, NS B4V 3X9 or on the Town of Bridgewater’s website (below) and includes:
|a) The Minister’s Designation.|
|b) Schedule "A" – Hebb, Milipsigate and Minamkeak Lake Watershed Protected Area – Boundary Description.|
|c) Plan prepared by the Public Service Commission of Bridgewater, showing protected water area boundaries.|
|d) Schedule "B" – Regulations Respecting Activities in the Hebb, Milipsigate and Minamkeak Lake Watershed Protected Water Area made by the Minister of Environment and Labour pursuant to Subsection 106(6) of Chapter 1 of the Acts of 1994-5, the Environment Act.|
The Public Service Commission of Bridgewater would like to thank the Petite Riviere Watershed Advisory Group for their hard work in the facilitation and guidance of the new designation and regulations and we would like to thank the public who gave input and assisted in the process.
Any questions can be directed to the Engineering Department of the Town of Bridgewater.
Environmental Services Manager
Public Service Commission of Bridgewater