The Village of Elmvale is a small and peaceful farming community located 90 minutes north of Toronto. Below these farms lies an ancient, buried valley filled with glacial deposits providing some of the cleanest water yet identified. This watershed includes abundant artesian flows and springs of pure water that feed the Wye River and two significant wetlands important historically to both Europeans and Indigenous peoples: Tiny and Wye Marshes. This aquatic ecosystem is now under threat because of land-use changes - most importantly, multiple aggregate extraction operations.
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