We want to hear from you about Guelph’s curbside garbage and recycling collection. Complete the customer satisfaction survey… Continue reading Solid Waste Resources Customer Satisfaction Survey
Stormwater service fee starts January 2017 Guelph, ON, November 30, 2016 – The City of Guelph is hosting a tour of key stormw… Continue reading Media advisory: City hosts stormwater system media tour
Canada-wide industry award recognizes Guelph’s submission as first among four finalists Guelph, Ont., November 30, 2016—Canad… Continue reading City wins award for brownfield site development guidelines
Guelph, Ont., November 25, 2016 – At the December 5 Committee of the Whole meeting, Council and the community will learn abou… Continue reading City shares street tree ownership information with residents through online map
Water main repair work in progress in the early morning of November 23; image courtesy of the City of Guelph Guelph, Ont., No… Continue reading Water main repair finished
Break occurred in Eramosa River Park Eramosa River Park water main break, November 22, 2016; image courtesy of the City of Gu… Continue reading Water main repair to be completed overnight
The City of Guelph and its consultant, AECOM, are exploring options for stormwater service fee credits. Credits would provide… Continue reading Information from the stormwater service fee credit program study open house, November 17, 2016
Smart Wash rebate ends December 31 Guelph, Ont., November 15, 2016—The City’s Smart Wash washing machine rebate program is en… Continue reading City toilet and washing machine rebates are changing
Red pine plantation before thinning (photo by Eli Sagor) Guelph, Ont., November 8, 2016—Beginning this month, red pine planta… Continue reading Arkell Springs tree thinning begins in November
Immediate action taken to reverse losses and ensure unit delivers value for Guelph Guelph, Ont., November 4, 2016 – Operating… Continue reading Senior City administrators put Solid Waste unit at top of list of service reviews
2017 Non-tax-supported budget receives Council approval Guelph, Ont., November 3, 2016—Earlier this evening, Council approved… Continue reading Council approves four dollar monthly residential stormwater service fee
Guelph, Ont., November 3, 2015 – The City is collecting single-use alkaline batteries at the curb, November 14 to 25, for saf… Continue reading Curbside battery collection starts November 14
Have dead batteries? You can put them out to the curb for collection! The City is offering free curbside collection of used s… Continue reading 2016 curbside battery collection program
Collection will take place between November 14 and 25 Guelph, Ont., Wednesday, November 2, 2016 – With many leaves still on c… Continue reading New dates for loose leaf collection in Guelph
Time and date lawn watering restrictions in effect until next spring November 2, 2016, Guelph, Ont.—The City is reducing outs… Continue reading Outside water use moves down to Level 1 Yellow as season ends
The City of Guelph is hosting an open house to introduce a study that will explore options around a stormwater service fee cr… Continue reading Stormwater service fee credit program open house November 17
Starting January 1, 2017, get a $50 Royal Flush rebate when you replace a 6-litre or larger toilet with a qualifying 4.8-litr… Continue reading Royal Flush is changing!
In compliance with the Ontario Fire Code, the City tests all fire hydrants on a yearly basis to ensure they are in proper working order when needed for fire suppression.
As of October 24, 2016, residents can visit the Energizing Tomorrow website (hydro.guelph.ca) to learn more about the process and to ask questions.
City launches Energizing Tomorrow website to ensure community is informed and can participate in the process.
Guelph, Ont., October 5, 2016 – The City’s fall bagged yard waste collection starts October 11, with loose leaf curbside pick… Continue reading Fall yard waste collection starts October 11
Guelph, Ont., September 28, 2016 – The City is extending the application deadline for the Community Energy Initiative (CEI) t… Continue reading Application deadline extended for Community Energy Initiative task force
Simcoe Street and Victoria Road South About the project The City is removing the existing trees in the boulevard on the south… Continue reading Public Notice: Simcoe Street tree removal
The City is removing the Silver Maple tree in front of 187 Bristol Street by the end of this year to ensure public safety.
Changes will make saving water easier Guelph, Ont., September 27, 2016—Last night Council unanimously approved the updated Wa… Continue reading Council approves updated Water Efficiency Strategy
Update – September 20, 2016-The local funding announcement for media, scheduled for September 23, has been cancelled. Guelph… Continue reading Update: Guelph to receive $7.6 million from Clean Water Wastewater Fund for infrastructure
The City is installing water testing equipment to help find water leaks in City pipes so that repairs can be completed. This… Continue reading Construction notice: Dawson Road southbound lane closed at Speedvale for waterworks
Time is running out! The City’s seasonal Paint+ Reuse Program will close for the year on Saturday, October 8 and reopen in the spring of 2017.
Beginning on or around September 26, environmental consultants and contractors hired by the City of Guelph will drill three p… Continue reading Notice of work: City drilling groundwater monitoring wells near water supply well on Emma Street
Beginning on or around September 12, engineering consultants and contractors hired by the City of Guelph will be completing t… Continue reading Notice of work: City monitoring well installation along Royal Recreational Trail
The City of Guelph is hiring a contractor to perform stormwater pond maintenance throughout the city. Pond maintenance starts… Continue reading Stormwater pond maintenance 2016
Please slow down around waste collection trucks and follow these safety tips. Safety tips for drivers Slow down when approach… Continue reading Stay safe around garbage trucks
Peter Busatto, General Manager, Environmental Services Guelph, Ont., August 29, 2016–The City of Guelph has parted ways with… Continue reading Peter Busatto appointed Guelph’s general manager of Environmental Services
Guelph, Ont., August 24, 2016– The Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA) awarded the City of Guelph with the 2016… Continue reading Guelph receives award of excellence for waste collection system
The City of Guelph’s new Civic Accelerator, which turns the City into a research, development and commercialization lab for civic technology, has selected winners for the Planning Notifications and Water Data challenges issued on June 20.
Lawn watering and at-home vehicle washing not permitted Guelph, Ont., August 11, 2016—Today, the Grand River Conservation Au… Continue reading Guelph still at Level 2 Red for outside water use
Hot, dry summers can be hard on our plants and trees We can help! Book a free Healthy Landscapes visit to get tips and advice… Continue reading Does your garden have the droops?
A new flat rate fee of $5 took effect on August 1, 2016 for all residential yard waste brought to the Waste Resource Innovati… Continue reading New yard waste fee at the Public Drop-Off
Help keep our staff safe, do not put hazardous materials in your carts.
City releases development guidelines Guelph, Ont., July 26, 2016–Guelph is taking action to support the redevelopment of prop… Continue reading Guelph supports redevelopment of contaminated sites
Place items loosely in waste carts, do not cram them in. Please make sure everything you put into your cart will fit with the… Continue reading Reminder: Please don’t overstuff your waste carts
Guelph, Ont., July 19, 2016 – Last night Council approved recommended improvements to the Public Waste Drop-off (PDO) site a… Continue reading Council approves improvements and fee changes for public waste drop-off
Guelph, Ont., July 18, 2016 – Guelph’s existing district energy nodes in the downtown core and Hanlon Creek Business Park wil… Continue reading Update on Guelph’s existing district energy system
City Council will be presented with the first status report for the Community Energy Initiative (CEI) Update process on Monda… Continue reading City provides first status report on the Community Energy Initiative (CEI) update
Guelph, Ont., July 13, 2016 – Guelph’s Material Recovery Facility is safe to be occupied, according to a structural engineer… Continue reading Guelph’s Material Recovery Facility structurally safe after fire
Update – 4:30 p.m. The Guelph Fire Department has extinguished the fire and is assessing the damage. A structural assessment… Continue reading Update: Fire at Guelph’s Material Recovery Facility closes 110 Dunlop Drive
Due to weather conditions, the City of Guelph is moving to Level 2 Red watering restrictions under the Outside Water Use Program, effective immediately.
City to work with landowners, businesses, developers to ensure compliance Guelph, Ont., June 29, 2016 – The City’s 72 Source… Continue reading Policies to safeguard Guelph’s drinking water take effect July 1
Customer feedback prompts recommended changes Guelph, Ont., June 24, 2016 – The City is recommending improvements to its resi… Continue reading City proposes improvements to yard waste collection and public drop-off
To manage water lost during distribution to customers, the City is installing water testing infrastructure at 10 defined area… Continue reading Notice: District Metered Area (DMA) construction