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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You can help protect Guelph’s Conservation Lands

WHEN: Saturday, June 17 from 11 AM to 12

Please give one hour of your time and join us on a walk.

We want to prevent the sell-off of a part of the former Niska Waterfowl Park, part of the Hanlon Creek Conservation Area owned by the Grand River Conservation Authority. Please walk with us to show that you support us in protecting our greenspace from development.

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2 Days to Waterstock Tip: Sun Screen!!! It’s going to be a glorious Day!

Bring Sun Screen!! To help you enjoy these additional activities at Waterstock…

The Beehive Design Collective is a wildly-motivated, all volunteer, activist-art collective dedicated to “cross-pollinating the grassroots” by creating collaborative, anti-copyright images for use as educational and organizing tools. We work anonymously as word-to-image translators of complex global stories, gathered and shared through first hand conversations with affected communities.

Our artwork will be displayed at Waterstock and we will be hosting a workshop from 1-2 pm which will use storytelling and metaphor to explain the forces institutions and dynamics of global capitalism and will also look at grassroots struggles for sovereignty, dignity, and the protection of natural systems – with a special focus on water.

Yoga! We are pleased to be able to share yoga with the community at Waterstock.

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3 Days to Waterstock Daily tip: To fully enjoy Waterstock please bring the following items…

To fully enjoy Waterstock please bring the following items…….

  • Lawn chairs, Camping chairs or blankets!
  • Bring your own plates and eating utensils! There will be rinse stations on site for you to rinse your dishes before heading home.
  • Bring your own reusable drinking vessel to Waterstock. There will be free water available on site for everyone in attendance! (Just remember, your container has to be empty when you come through the front gate)!
  • Bring your reusable 14oz festival mug from past Riverfest Elora or Hillside
    Festivals!
  • Cash! And Yes! There will be ATMs on site for your convenience.

Important Reminder to people from Toronto who want bus to Waterstock.

There is a Toronto Shuttle Bus to Waterstock!

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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

Believing in preservation

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

Promoting tap water

as a healthy and environmentally preferable alternative to packaged water

Seeking constructive engagement

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