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Wellington Water Watchers Seeking New Board Members

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:

WELLINGTON WATER WATCHERS IS SEEKING NEW

BOARD MEMBERS

Guelph-Wellington, ON – The Wellington Water Watchers (WWW) is searching for interested volunteers to fill vacancies on our Board for a three (3) year term. We are currently seeking applicants for two (2) positions of Member-at-large.

To be on a the Wellington …

Wellington Water Watchers – Held out as a Good Example, Environmental Commisssioners Report

In the Environmental Commissioner of Ontario’s annual report released today, we are held out as a good example!

http://www.eco.on.ca/uploads/Reports-Annual/2013-14/2014%20ar.pdf, 1.7.1, pg 38

“This case demonstrates the importance of public involvement in appeal processes. Without the submissions of the NGOs it seems unlikely the Tribunal would have rejected the original settlement agreement, since there would have been no one to raise issues relating to the public interest. As a result of their involvement, the …

Statement from Living Water Rally 2014

Wellington Water Watchers officially endorsed the below letter which was released today and presented at the press gallery on Parliament Hill today by reps from the Fresh Water Alliance. This letter was unanimously endorsed by delegates from across Canada who came together this past weekend at the Living Water Rally 2014.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:

Statement from Living Waters Rally 2014

OTTAWA, ON (October 6, 2014)—The following statement is issued by the Canadian Freshwater Alliance, a project …

Putting Water on the Agenda: 3 Questions to Ask Candidates

Join water watchers from all across Wellington County in putting water on the agenda in the municipal elections happening across our county right now. We’ve put together three questions to ask candidates for mayor and council in your township. Let’s let mayors and councils in every municipality in Wellington County know that they cannot take our public water services for granted, and let’s listen to see what they say! Learn more.

Fresh Water Jamboree Festival

Join us at the upcoming Fresh Water Jamboree Festival, Saturday September 13, 2014, at Riverside Park. The festival’s aim is to educate the public about water conservation in light of fresh water issues happening in Canada and around the world. Click here for more details.

fresh water jamboree poster