Clean drinking water is our inheritance. You can’t put a price on it.

Wellington Water Watchers is dedicated to the protection, restoration and conservation of drinking water in Guelph and Wellington County. Our organization rests upon three pillars: Educate. Advocate. Celebrate. Learn more about your water, and how you can help protect its quality.

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RECENT POSTS

Board Games & Pleasure – Feist’s new album!

Bring a friend to listen to Feist and support the Wellington Water Watchers! On Wednesday April 26 from 7pm to 9pm, The Boardroom – Guelph’s Game Café will be streaming Feist’s new un-released album ‘Pleasure’ Bring a friend and be among the first to listen to her new album which will be released this Friday (April…

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Say No to Nestlé Campaign Update – EXTRAORDINARY! The Canadian Bottled Water Association admits the tide of public opinion has turned

First in a series of weekly updates from Wellington Water Watchers on the campaign to Say No To Nestlé and phase out permits for commercial water bottling in Ontario.

In an April 10 op-ed in the Toronto Star (see here), Elizabeth Griswold, executive director of the Canadian Bottled Water Association, accused Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne of “regulatory assault.” Griswold complained that

“(W)hat has become apparent both in media and in social media is that the Wynne Liberals have …. entered the fray on the side of those who oppose the bottled water industry.”

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Announcing the 2Rivers Festival 2017!

April 19, 2017

Guelph – Wellington Water Watchers is proud to announce the 2Rivers Festival 2017 event listing. The 2Rivers Festival is an annual festival celebrating the beautiful Speed and Eramosa rivers, which meet in the city of Guelph, Ontario. Since the festival’s beginning in 2012, people have gathered to share, enjoy, and discover all that these rivers bring to our community. By showing that we value our rivers, we contribute to actions that will help to protect them.

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KEY INITIATIVES

Applying precautionary principle

proving no harm, beyond doubt, when engaged in projects that could be harmful to our water resources

Promoting tap water

as a healthy and environmentally preferable alternative to packaged water

Believing in preservation

not just conservation. Our local ecosystems must be protected for the well being of all future generations

Seeking constructive engagement

with those who affect local water policy, and accountability from corporations