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

Media Release: Growing the Greenbelt Event

Wellington Water Watchers calls decision-makers, stakeholders and rights holders to An Inspired Conversation – on growing the Greenbelt in Wellington County This campaign aims to protect critical drinking water sources, healthy watersheds and rivers, and an abundant supply of clean water for agriculture and other businesses For immediate release February 8, 2016, Guelph, ON – Wellington Water…

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Stop Carcinogens From Entering Guelph Air

Owens Corning, a Guelph-based fibreglass manufacturer, has applied for a special exempt from the province that would allow it to emit hexavalent chromium at a higher level than what will be allowed under new provincial standards taking effect in July (Learn more here). Inhaled hexavalent chromium is recognized as a human carcinogen with established links…

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Message In a Bottle Art Installation

Wellington Water Watchers, in collaboration with Open Eyes Toronto (OYT), explore the issue of the individual use of packaged water and the bigger issue – the unfortunate truth about the global plastic epidemic.   This tsunami wave of plastic reminds us that our individual day-to-day choices have a collective footprint that is overpowering.   The installation…

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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

Applying precautionary principle

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

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