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Boil water advisory for Hickson rescinded (ended)

Posted on Sunday, January 07, 2024 02:12 PM

Laboratory testing confirms tap water is safe for normal use

The boil water advisory issued for Hickson residents in the Township of East Zorra-Tavistock on January 4, 2023, due to the presence of bacteria in the water has been rescinded (ended) by Southwestern Public Health. This follows two (2) consecutive laboratory tests confirming that the tap water is safe for normal use.

Southwestern Public Health recommends that residents on the Hickson Drinking Water System run their taps for five (5)...

Council this Week: Highlights from the January 10 County Council agenda - 20240110

Posted on Friday, January 05, 2024 03:18 PM

Highlights from the January 10 County Council agenda

County Council meetings are broadcast live at To download the full agenda or view past recordings of council meetings, visit

Construction work on Oxford Road 59 (Vansittart Ave) bridge in Woodstock

Oxford County Council is being asked to approve the contract award for construction work on the Oxford Road 59 (Vansittart Avenue) bridge in Woodstock, allowing work to begin next month on this...

Boil water advisory issued for Hickson

Posted on Thursday, January 04, 2024 06:20 PM

A boil water advisory has been issued by the Medical Officer of Health for Hickson residents connected to the municipal water supply. Oxford County staff are collecting samples and working with Southwestern Public Health and will notify impacted residents when they can return to normal use.

Under a boil water advisory, residents should boil their tap water or use bottled water for drinking, making infant formula and juices, cooking, making ice, washing fruits and vegetables, or brushing their...

Holiday hours for County services - 2023

Posted on Monday, December 18, 2023 09:59 AM

Holiday hours will impact administrative offices for the Oxford County Administration Building, Human (Social) Services, and Provincial Offences Administration Building (POA)

Please note the following changes to regular operating hours that are in effect from December 25, 2023 to January 1, 2024.

For regular operating hours, please visit If you have an after-hours emergency, call 1-800-755-0394 and listen for instructions for emergency calls.

Please note Oxford County...

The Town of Ingersoll and Oxford County enter into new engineering construction agreement

Posted on Thursday, December 14, 2023 04:27 PM

The Town of Ingersoll and Oxford County “growing stronger together” through new engineering construction agreement

Ingersoll, ON December 14, 2023 – The Town of Ingersoll and Oxford County have formalized a new partnership agreement for engineering services that will ensure coordinated, cost-effective and reliable construction projects in Ingersoll.

Effective January 1, 2024, the new Engineering and Construction Agreement between the Town and the County focuses on progressive management of...