No Scientific Evidence Of A Human Waste Management Problem Warranting Sauble Communal Sewers
To: Mayor and Council
Re: Sauble $86,500 “pollution study”
The TSBP sauble sewers ad hoc committee has proposed an $86,500 Pollution Study for Sauble. Council preapproved the $86,500. The plan is to test wells, beach drains, the lake, and the river for E. Coli and a few other biological and chemical parameters. The $86,500 will not cover testing for whether any E. Coli or other indicator found is from humans or from other sources. The testing will not tell whether any E. Coli found is from septic systems.
I believe the $86,500 testing is a total waste of taxpayers money because we already have sufficient decision making E. Coli data on the lake, the river, wells/sand points and even the groundwater below the beach.
Some of the data that we already have is summarized in the report from the Sauble Sewers Parallel Committee at:
Furthermore, the data is more than adequate to support the parallel committee report conclusion that there is “No Scientific Evidence Of A Human Waste Management Problem Warranting Communal Sewers” at Sauble.