Fears of contaminated soil on Oak Ridges Moraine

Vanessa Lu
Staff Reporter, The Star

Naomi Enns and Lonnie Schofield won’t let their four kids drink the water at their Port Perry home.

They don’t drink it or even cook with it any more because they fear possible contamination of their well water.

That’s because they live just 50 metres from an old gravel pit on the Oak Ridges Moraine that, since last May, has become a repository for commercial fill — soil dug out from development sites across Greater Toronto.

 

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