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

Citizens rally to stop backroom deal between Nestlé and Township of Centre Wellington (TCW)

January 3, 2017

Elora, Township of Centre Wellington ON—SaveOurWater.CA and Wellington Water Watchers (WWW) are organizing an urgent public meeting to expose the scheme Nestlé Waters Canada is proposing to the Township of Centre Wellington (TCW). The meeting will take place Wednesday, January 11th 7pm at the Royal Canadian Legion, 110 Metcalfe Street, Elora (RSVP here). Speakers will update the audience on what they can do to stop Nestlé’s actions to bypass the moratorium and why it is vital to halt their scheme that will jeopardize the local water supply for their own profits.

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Job Posting: Waterstock Event Coordinator

The Wellington Water Watchers (WWW) is a Not for Profit Organization dedicated to the protection, restoration and conservation of drinking water in Guelph and Wellington County. Currently, we are leading the charge to protect water from corporate profiteering in our County. We are primarily a volunteer organization but are now in need of full and part time staff to effectively run our campaign to keep Nestlé out of Wellington County. The main purpose of the position of the Waterstock Event Coordinator is to fully organize, fundraise for, promote and oversee the Waterstock event scheduled for June 11, 2017.

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GuelphToday: “Catholic diocese encourages its churches to stop using bottled water”

The Diocese of Hamilton is encouraging all of its 121 parishes, including Guelph’s Basilica of Our Lady, to stop using bottled water in church facilities.

A message from Bishop Douglas Crosby appeared in last Sunday’s church bulletin at Basilica of Our Lady in Guelph encouraging all parishes to “refrain from using bottled water in church facilities effective Jan. 1, 2017.”

Read the full article by Tony Saxon at GuelphToday.com

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KEY INITIATIVES

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

Promoting tap water

as a healthy and environmentally preferable alternative to packaged water

Applying precautionary principle

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