County of Huron seeks individual to join the Huron Clean Water Project’s Review Committee as a Community Representative

August 9, 2022

Huron County, Ontario  –  The Huron Clean Water Project (HCWP) is a grant-funding program offered by Huron County with the goal of facilitating a broad variety of projects which improve and protect water quality in Huron County. It is one of the most successful on-the-ground water quality improvement projects in Ontario. Since its inception, the HCWP has provided over 3000 projects with over $13 million in funding. Currently, Huron County through the HCWP allocates $500,000 annually towards such projects.

The HCWP Review Committee is comprised of two County Councillors, and two public members, including an Agricultural Representative and a Community Representative. This Committee meets five times per year to review stewardship project applications that have been submitted by Huron County landowners. Projects are presented to the Committee by staff from Huron County, Maitland Valley Conservation Authority, and Ausable Bayfield Conservation Authority, with review and funding allocation taking place based upon the respective projects water quality benefits.

Members of the HCWP Review Committee must reside in Huron County, and have a keen interest in improving water quality.

Position Details and Remuneration

  • This position has a 4-year term, with the option for renewal by County Council.
  • Meetings occur on the second Friday of February, April, June, September, and November. Each meeting is approximately 3 hours (9:00am-12:00), with lunch provided afterwards.
  • Meetings take place at the Huron County Planning and Development Office (57 Napier Street, Goderich) with a hybrid meeting option.
  • Review Committee Members are paid an honorarium of $188.95 for each half day meeting attended.
  • Past experience implementing water quality improvement projects is not required, but is considered an asset.
  • Knowledge and/or experience in a field related to the HCWP Funding Categories is considered a strong asset. These categories include: Erosion Control, Fragile Land Retirement, Rural Stormwater Management, Clean Water Diversion, Livestock Access Restriction, Manure Store Decommissioning, Septic Systems, Forest Management Plans & Woodlot Enhancement, Wellhead Protection, Well Decommissioning, Stewardship Guide Implementation, Cover Crops, Living Snow Fences, and Wetland Restoration.

For more information on the Huron Clean Water Project visit:

Please submit applications by 4:30 p.m. on August 12th 2022, including a resume and cover letter, to:

Marcus Maddalena
County Biologist/Stewardship Coordinator


For more information contact:

Marcus Maddalena, County Biologist/Stewardship Coordinator
519.524.8394 (ext 3286)