"/> Upper Thames River Conservation Authority

Upper Thames River Conservation Authority (UTRCA)

Presentation of the Organization

The UTRCA is one of Ontario?s 36 Conservation Authority. It was formed in 1947 and it covers the upper watershed of the Thames River, an area of 3,482 square kilometres. The watershed is mainly rural except for the larger urban centres of London, Stratford and Woodstock and has a total population of approximately 485,000. There are 17 municipalities within the watershed.

The UTRCA?s mission statement is "Inspiring a healthy environment." Its programs and services include: flood/water control; environmental planning; watershed planning; environmental monitoring; research; soil conservation; forestry; conservation areas; lands & facilities; environmentally significant areas; community partnerships; drinking water source protection and service cost centres.


Upper Thames River Conservation Authority

1424 Clarke Road

London, Ontario

N5V 5B9


Phone: 519-451-2800

Fax: 519-451-1188

E-mail: infoline@thamesriver.on.ca

Website: http://www.thamesriver.on.ca

Resource Person(s)

Ian Wilcox, General Manager/Secretary-Treasurer

Jane McKelvie, President