January 21, 2017
Guelph-Wellington – On Wednesday January 18, 2017, The Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change (MOECC) announced a proposed fee change to the Permit-To-Take-Water (PTTW) regulations for the bottled water industry. Up until now, the industry has paid the standard fee of $3.71 for every million litres taken. The proposed increase suggests the fee should be $503.71 per million litres commencing August 1, 2017.
The Wellington Water Watchers (WWW) has been consistent in our message that no fee change is going to deter this industry whose profit margins are so enormous that no impact will be felt by such a fee increase.