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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Blue Ribbon Day

Save Our Water Water launches the Water for Life Blue Ribbon Campaign For Immediate Release April 18, 2016 Elora – SaveOurWater is inviting all water allies to join in an Earth Day celebration for the launch of the Water for Life Blue Ribbon campaign. Let’s show the world that Centre Wellington stands together to Save…

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Fifth Annual 2Rivers Festival

15 Great Events for the Fifth Annual 2Rivers Festival For immediate release May 02, 2016 Guelph – Wellington Water Watchers is pleased to announce the events for 2Rivers Festival 2016. During the months of May and June, there will be 15 events taking place along or on our beautiful rivers and their tributaries. Birding, paddling,…

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Media Release: Growing the Greenbelt Event

Wellington Water Watchers calls decision-makers, stakeholders and rights holders to An Inspired Conversation – on growing the Greenbelt in Wellington County This campaign aims to protect critical drinking water sources, healthy watersheds and rivers, and an abundant supply of clean water for agriculture and other businesses For immediate release February 8, 2016, Guelph, ON – Wellington Water…

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Stop Carcinogens From Entering Guelph Air

Owens Corning, a Guelph-based fibreglass manufacturer, has applied for a special exempt from the province that would allow it to emit hexavalent chromium at a higher level than what will be allowed under new provincial standards taking effect in July (Learn more here). Inhaled hexavalent chromium is recognized as a human carcinogen with established links…

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Message In a Bottle Art Installation

Wellington Water Watchers, in collaboration with Open Eyes Toronto (OYT), explore the issue of the individual use of packaged water and the bigger issue – the unfortunate truth about the global plastic epidemic.   This tsunami wave of plastic reminds us that our individual day-to-day choices have a collective footprint that is overpowering.   The installation…

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Social Media Intern Photo - Coffee and Computer

We’re Looking for a Social Media Intern

Are you looking to add to your resume, gain experience using social media and volunteer in the environmental non-profit world? Wellington Water Watchers, a non-profit organization dedicated to the protection, restoration and conservation of drinking water in Guelph and Wellington County, is looking for a Social Media Intern to volunteer approximately 3-5 hours a week.…

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Winner of the “Packaged Water Isn’t Cool” Contest

We know that packaged water isn’t cool, but we wanted you to show us why YOU think packaged water isn’t cool. The truth is getting out about what plastics and pollution are doing to our water. From disposable packages and plastic patches swirling in the oceans and The Great Lakes, we are literally swimming in…

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Save Our Water Canada Day Parade

WWW Supports ‘Save our Water’ Walk at Canada Day Parade in Elora

On Wednesday, July 1st, Friends of Elora and Wellington Water Watchers participated in the Elora Canada Day Parade with a “Water Walk” to celebrate Elora’s water which is currently under threat by Nestle’s proposal to purchase the Middlebrook well.  The Wellington Advertiser published an editorial about the Water Walk in the parade: “Not the time…

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Win 2 VIP Tickets to Riverfest

Win 2 VIP Tickets to Riverfest Elora

Note: This contest has ended. Check out the winning video here. WWW presents the “Packaged Water Isn’t Cool” video contest. We know that packaged water isn’t cool, but we want you to show us why YOU think packaged water isn’t cool. The prize for the video with the highest number of votes is 2 VIP…

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