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

3rd Annual Niska Road Community Clean Up

On Sunday, May 29, 2016, from 1 to 4 pm please join us to celebrate and clean up our historic and unique Niska Road cultural heritage landscape. The City of Guelph is generously supporting our initiative by supplying bags, gloves and safety vests for all participants. The city will be closing Niska at Downey and…

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Growing the Greenbelt

Spanning nearly two million acres, Ontario’s Greenbelt evokes a sense of pride in Ontarians, who overwhelmingly appreciate its importance in shaping growth and protecting farmlands, nature — and water. The Ontario government wants to grow the Greenbelt. Nine out of ten Ontarians agree. Act today, protect a legacy for tomorrow. Learn more about Growing the Greenbelt: GBT_GrowingtheGreen_E-ver…

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37th Annual 2Rivers Cleanup

Join OPIRG Guelph and Wellington Water Watchers for our 37th annual 2Rivers Cleanup on Saturday June 4th. This year, alongside our traditional garbage pickup, the event will feature three other amazing river-loving activities! What’s the ultimate goal of the 2Rivers Cleanup? To revive, restore and rehabilitate the Speed and Eramosa rivers for all species to…

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KEY INITIATIVES

Seeking constructive engagement

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

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