Entries by Save Our Water

French company pitches to take control of Baltimore’s water system, lobbyists join push

In recent weeks, lobbyists have been pitching Baltimore officials on a plan for French company Suez Environment to take operating control the city’s water system, several City Council members say. Original article by: Luke Broadwater The Baltimore Sun, December 19th, 2017 The council members say lobbyists from the company have been meeting with influential people […]

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, […]