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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 […]

Residents call on premier to say ‘no’ to Nestle

Coverage of our protest on November 26, 2017 by CTV News – Kitchener’s Tina Yazdani Watch video here.

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 […]

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 […]

Tier 3 Community Stakeholders and Residents Meeting September 13.

Thursday, Sept. 13, 6:30 – 9:00 at the Elora Community Centre. The study team for Centre Wellington’s Tier 3 water assessment formed a citizens’ group, the Community Liaison Group, to engage residents and stakeholders in this project. The public is invited to attend Thursday’s meeting along with this stakeholder group. With these meetings the Project […]

Save Our Water Comments on the Two-Year Moratorium

The Ontario government’s proposal to impose a two-year moratorium on new or expanded water takings from groundwater by bottling companies is good news for Ontario, and for Centre Wellington.  If passed, the moratorium will provide much needed time for research and consultation. The moratorium means there is no possibility of a pump test at the […]