Entries by Save Our Water

Protesters rally against Nestlé Waters’ plans for Elora well

Original Article by Tony Saxon in Guelph Today. (photo credit: Tony Saxon) ELORA – Those opposed to Nestlé Waters’ plans to increase its water taking from a well just outside of Elora aren’t going to let the issue fade. Roughly 100 people showed up Sunday afternoon, gathering at a farm on Middlebrook Road for a […]

Why new regulations for water bottlers are still flawed

The Ministry is going through this process of creating new policies and regulations for water bottlers and we could end up with something less satisfactory than we had before! On April 21, 2016 the Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change announced new procedures and guidelines that apply to water bottling permit renewals. The new […]

Private wells in north Dufferin County more susceptible to contamination than rest of WDGPH

Article originally posted on Orangeville.com, written by Chris Halliday For those drinking water from a private well in the north end of Dufferin County, this public service announcement is meant for you. Based on water sampling data from 2011 to 2015, Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health (WDGPH) has determined private wells in most of Grand Valley, Amaranth, […]

Keeping the water issue on the front burner

Save Our Water rally stresses the need for bottled water to be an issue in the provincial election next June. The moratorium on new permits for the bottled water industry may have moved the issue to the back burner. But Guelph’s highly-motivated anti-bottled water movement plans on making sure it doesn’t stay there. Roughly 50 […]