Summary of Recommendations and Issues in the Briefing Document, “Issues Related to the Middlebrook Well Permit To Take Water“ by: Athol Gow Recommended Actions in the Document: The Ministry of the Environment should hold off on a decision on the new Permit To Take Water (PTTW) application for the Middlebrook well until both a Tier 3 Water Quantity Risk […]
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Nestle looking to buy and pump water from the shuttered Middlebrook Water Co. site Nestle wants to bottle Elora’s water, but not without controversy. Hear water policy expert Robert de Loë’s take.
July 31, 2015 8:52pm Nestlé Waters is moving forward with its plans to buy a new well in Elora, Ontario, situated in the Great Lakes Basin. The well is currently owned by Middle Brook Water Co. (registered as 1445036 Ontario Inc.). MiddleBrook’s current permit allows it to withdraw 1.6 million litres of groundwater per […]
Guelph Mercury, Jul 30, 2015 By Tony Saxon GUELPH — Some residents of Elora are calling it a David vs. Goliath situation, as they try and prevent bottled water giant Nestle Waters from purchasing a local water bottling facility. Nestle is looking to purchase Middlebrook Water Co., of Elora, and use it as a backup […]
Not the time or place, July 10, 2015 by Chris Daponte Celebratory feelings of pride and patriotism consumed onlookers along Metcalfe Street as the annual Elora parade kicked off on July 1. Various community groups, decked out in red and white in honour of Canada Day, offered festive greetings to the large crowd, which reacted […]