Wellington Water Watchers Calls on More Stringent Laws for Water Taking Permits

August 29, 2016

Guelph-Wellington – On the heels of unprecedented public and media attention to the ongoing issue of consumptive water taking in Wellington County, the Wellington Water Watchers in partnership with Saveourwater.ca are pleased to announce that we have submitted a detailed proposal for how Ontario’s Permit-To-Take-Water (PTTW) review process could be strengthened.

Indigenous Waterways event

When: Sunday, September 11, 2016
Time: 10:00 AM – 5:30 PM
Where: BMO Atrium, Evergreen Brick Works 550 Bayview Ave., Toronto

The Indigenous Waterways event will raise awareness, build connections, and strengthen the capacity of Toronto’s diverse communities to take action by providing an indigenous approach on relating to and caring for our watersheds. …

Share Your Views on Strengthening Canada’s Environmental Regulations

The Government of Canada is currently seeking the public’s views on improving its environmental and regulatory processes. This public consultation is your opportunity to provide input and emphasize the importance of restoring and strengthening our protection of Canada’s waters. Please head to this post from the Canadian Freshwater Alliance for some more detailed background on the contents of…

Greenbelt Town Hall Meeting

Town Hall to Support Growing the Greenbelt in Wellington County

Wellington Water Watchers will be hosting a Town Hall on growing the Greenbelt in Wellington County.
Wednesday June 15th, 2016
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Sportsplex 550 Belsyde Ave, Fergus
Speakers: Kevin Thomason, David Donelly
The current Coordinated Land Use Planning Review (Review of the Greenbelt and its proposed expansion areas) represents a unique opportunity to permanently protect Wellington County’s important moraine headwater areas …