Water Drop


Chatham-Kent’s water systems draw from both surface water and ground water sources. The CK PUC treats the water before it is distributed. PUC employees conduct over 125,000 tests a year, to ensure that the quality of water delivered to your home, meets or exceeds all health-based federal guidelines and provincial standards.


The CK PUC operates 6 drinking-water systems.

Surface-water facilities:

  • Chatham; which includes Thamesville and Dresden

  • South Chatham-Kent

  • Wallaceburg

  • Wheatley

Ground-water facilities:

  • Highgate

  • Ridgetown

Stand-alone distribution system:

  • Bothwell