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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!, 1.7.1, pg 38


1.7.1 The Importance of Public Participation in Environmental Appeals

In October 2012, Nestlé Canada Inc. (the “Appellant”) filed an appeal of the Ministry of the Environment’s decision to impose certain conditions in a Permit to Take Water (Environmental Registry #011-6182). The permit at issue governed the Appellant’s entitlement to take …

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.


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


Help Us Keep Riverfest Bottled Water Free!

We’re supplying the Elora Riverfest with free tap water on August 22 & 23, 2014. Help us keep Riverfest bottled water free! Click here to learn more. (photo credit: Mark Heine)

elora riverfest