Nestle Bottling Plant

Nestlé Waters Canada has its largest Canadian bottling facility located in Aberfoyle, just south of Guelph. In 2011 Nestlé Waters Canada applied for and was granted a 5 year renewal of their Permit-to-Take Water (PTTW) allowing them to take a maximum of 3.6 million litres per day of our pristine ground water and package into…

Melancthon Quarry

The proposed quarry in Melancthon was of enormous proportions! It threatened the region’s water quality, health, and pristine farm land. Through the efforts of many and with great publicity, such as that given at Food Stock 2011 and Soup Stock 2012, the Melancthon Quarry was officially cancelled in the Fall of 2012.

DoLime Quarry

For several years now, we have been keeping a close eye on the ongoing quarrying at the DoLime site owned by River Valley Development. Due to the quarry’s blasting into the aquitard material (the protective layer covering our aquifer) a fissure was discovered in 2006 posing a potential threat of contamination to our groundwater source.…

Hillsburgh

In 2012 Nestlé Waters Canada was granted a 5 year permit extension to pump and remove a maximum of 1.1 million litres per day 24-hours a day, 365 days per year, with an allowed spike rate of 1,362 million litres per day from their Hillsburgh site. Wellington Water Watchers alongside the locally formed Friends of…