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Risk Management Plans

What is a Risk Management Plan (RMP)?

A Risk Management Plan is a strategy to regulate how a significant drinking water threat activity is undertaken on a specific property. It outlines what actions are required to control how the significant drinking water threat activity is carried out so the risk to the municipal drinking water source is reduced or eliminated. Risk Management Plans are site specific documents that are negotiated and agreed upon by both the Risk Management Official and the person engaged in the activity. The plan allows the activity to continue on a specific parcel of land as long as the mitigation measures in the plan are followed. The intent is that the plan be voluntarily negotiated so there is opportunity for discussion and flexibility as well as accounting for best management practices that are already in place for the activity.

For more information download the Drinking Water Source Protection Risk Management publication (pdf)