African community and environmental activists forming alliances KITCHENER — There was a man onstage performing tricks for kids, but the real magic will come from the newly-formed links and connections among the adults. The eighth annual Bring on the Sunshine Family Day Festival, a celebration of African culture, attracted hundreds of people to the Rotunda…Details
GUELPH, Ontario – Young students in Guelph are learning about the importance of clean water and the need to respect, thank and love our water. The grade 1 and 2 students at Victory Public School are participating in the Water Friendship Project. The school is working with local artist and retired teacher Christine Bretherick who…Details
Local Water Matters – Taking Action: Protecting our Water Guelph Greens LOCAL MATTERS Speaker Series Learn from our panel about crucial and timely local water issues including micro-beads, micro- fibres and more. We will discuss the challenges and explore some solutions for how we can protect our drinking water and care for our beautiful and…Details
By Daniel Jaffee & and Robert A. Case (board member of the Wellington Water Watchers) This article examines conflict over commercial water extraction in a Northern setting where access to potable tap water is nearly universal, yet local water supplies are increasingly constrained. It addresses three main questions: (1) How are narratives or discourses of…Details
Why You Should Probably Never Drink Bottled Water Again – And 10 facts about the bottled water industry.
Cape Town’s “Day Zero” Approaches: Local authorities estimate that taps will be turned off by April 29, 2018.
In 123 days, South Africa’s second largest city could run out of drinking water. Cape Town, a city of 4 million, continues to grapple with severe water scarcity following three consecutive years of below average rainfall. The city’s six major reservoirs are expected, by late April, to run dry on “Day Zero.” For months, local…Details
The Ministry of Municipal Affairs is undertaking a consultation on a study area for potential Greenbelt expansion to protect important water resources in the outer ring of the Greater Golden Horseshoe. The study area is based on the locations with high concentrations of water resources that are under pressure from urban development. The purpose…Details