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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 […]

Save Our Water Requests New Policies for Water-Taking Permits

Save Our Water and Wellington Water Watchers, with the assistance of Ecojustice, submitted the following ‘Application for Review’ to Ontario’s Environmental Commissioner. We requested a review of the need for new policy changes that would protect the environment by improving Ontario’s water management system and strengthening climate change resiliency. The application stressed the need for […]

Nestlé’s proposed water taking could undermine Centre Wellington’s growth strategy. Hunter Report #1

The township’s water is already at risk, according to a study of the township’s wells and water use.  Prepared by Hunter and Associates Environmental and Engineering Consultants, and submitted to the Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change on May 13, 2016, the report reveals vulnerabilities in Centre Wellington’s municipal water system which could be […]

Save Our Water and Wellington Water Watchers put forth comments on Nestle Waters Short Term Pumping Test

REGISTRY # 012-4935 This submission is from Save Our Water and Wellington Water Watchers.  As residents concerned about the water issue in our area we are writing to submit our concerns about this application for a Permit to Take Water to conduct a pump test at the Middlebrook Well. Our comments are both technical and […]