In compliance with the Ontario Fire Code, more than 2,500 fire hydrants will be tested to ensure residents receive optimum fire protection.
Questions about the stormwater service fee What is the proposed storm water service fee rate? Why is the City implementing a… Continue reading Questions and answers about the stormwater service fee
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
Minor water interruptions mean fresher water for Guelph Daily water main flushing The City will begin cleaning water mains in… Continue reading Fall water main cleaning starts October 2
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
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
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?
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
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
Enforced watering restrictions now in effect Guelph, Ont., June 6, 2016 — Due to local weather conditions, the City of Guelph… Continue reading City moves Outside Water Use to Level 1 Yellow
Guelph, Ont., May 27, 2016—The City has drafted a new bylaw to clarify its customer service processes for billing of water an… Continue reading Proposed bylaw to ensure transparent water and wastewater billing
Surveys begin April 18 The City is surveying municipal water mains to find and reduce water lost during delivery to customers… Continue reading Leak Detection Program: municipal water mains
Truckload rain barrel sale part of open house activities Attention news, photo and video editors Guelph, Ont., May 25, 2016—T… Continue reading Water Services annual open house promises fun for the whole family
Attention news, photo and video editors Guelph, Ont., Friday, May 13—Approximately 1,000 students from local elementary schoo… Continue reading H2Awesome engages Guelph’s grade 8 students with diverse educational opportunities
A draft of the City’s final report on the Water Efficiency Strategy update is now available for public review and comment.
Personal information is being collected for the purpose of updating the City’s Integrated Water Mapping Project. The map upda… Continue reading Notice of Collection: Integrated Water Mapping Project
Underground water and sewer work for the York trunk sewer and Paisley-Clythe feeder main project The York trunk sewer Paisley… Continue reading Construction notice: Gordon Street closure at the Speed River starts May 2
York Road closure proposed between Wyndham and Ontario for three months starting in June Guelph, ON, March 31, 2016—The City… Continue reading City hosts open house to share York Road construction plans for 2016
Edinburgh Road to Applewood Crescent Drexler Construction Limited, under contract to the City, is replacing the water main on… Continue reading Construction notice: Willow Road water main replacement and road reconstruction
Guelph, Ont., March 23, 2016—Guelph City Council approved a staff recommendation for a dedicated stormwater user fee by a vot… Continue reading Council approves user fees to fund stormwater management
Wyndham Street to Ontario Street The City of Guelph is hosting an open house to present plans for construction on York Road b… Continue reading Notice of open house: York Road water and sewer pipe replacement
March Break events cater to all ages and interests Guelph, Ont., March 11, 2016—The City of Guelph is kicking off Canada Wate… Continue reading Guelph kicks off Canada Water Week with jam-packed week of events
Guelph, Ont., March 01, 2016—Beginning in March, a small section of the Arkell Springs forest along the roadway south of the… Continue reading Arkell Springs recharge system upgrades
Attention news, photo and video editors Guelph, ON, March 1, 2016—The City is hosting an open house on March 8 to share infor… Continue reading City hosts open house for next phase of $30 million water and sewer project
Over a dozen reports of frozen pipes in Guelph homes following recent cold temperatures Guelph, ON, February 16, 2016—The Cit… Continue reading City urges homeowners to protect household pipes from freezing
Guelph, ON, December 17, 2015—Guelph’s 2016 water and wastewater rates take effect January 1. The 2016 rate increase amounts… Continue reading 2016 water, wastewater rates effective January 1
Guelph, Ont., November 30, 2015—The City has arrived at a recommendation to address Guelph’s underfunded stormwater system. F… Continue reading City to present stormwater user fee recommendation at December 2 open house
Beginning on or around December 3, engineering consultants and contractors hired by the City of Guelph will drill four perman… Continue reading City drilling groundwater monitoring wells along Royal Recreational Trail
City encourages residents to prepare for winter Guelph, ON, November 24, 2015—City Council approved a policy for frozen water… Continue reading Council approves Frozen Water Pipe Policy
Help clear leaves from catch basins, storm drains Guelph, ON, October 27, 2015 – Environment Canada has issued a special weat… Continue reading Heavy rain expected for Guelph and area
2016 non-tax-supported budget open to public comment October 21.
The City already adjusted 2015 work plans to ease some of the budget impacts resulting from the emergency.
Over 200 Guelph households will add a tree to their yard thanks to a $15,000 grant from TD Green Streets.
Gow’s Bridge closure to continue into fall Guelph, ON, August 31, 2015—The City of Guelph will be opening the Wellington Stre… Continue reading City lowering Speed River water levels on September 8 to install water pipes
Guelph, ON, August 14, 2015—Last evening, the City of Guelph was alerted to an unknown substance in Howitt Creek near the ped… Continue reading City responds to report of white substance in Howitt Creek
Enforced watering restrictions now in effect Guelph, ON, August 10, 2015—The City of Guelph is moving to Level 1 Yellow water… Continue reading Low water levels drive Outside Water Use to Level 1 Yellow for second time this summer
Guelph, ON, July 9, 2015 – Earlier today, the City announced it found a metal drum on the construction site near the intersec… Continue reading Update on drums removed from Guelph construction site
Construction crews found, removed and contained one more metal drum on the construction site near the intersection of Wellington Street and the Hanlon Expressway. Odours are expected to subside quickly. The drum and surrounding soil are being removed for safe disposal. Since September, 2014, 43 170-litre (45-gallon) drums have been removed from the site.
The City of Guelph is conducting a residential telephone call survey to gain insight knowledge and attitudes about source wat… Continue reading Notice of collection: household call survey about source water protection
Construction Update The City is resuming work on Phase 1 of the York Trunk Sewer and Paisley-Clythe Feedermain project. This… Continue reading Wellington Street Lane Reduction: Hanlon Expressway to Edinburgh Road
Guelph, ON, June 23, 2015—The City of Guelph has learned that residents are receiving fraudulent calls from individuals claim… Continue reading City warns residents of phone scam
Watermain construction resuming on Wellington Street* Guelph, ON, June 22, 2015 – Since starting cleanup activities on May 11… Continue reading Cleanup complete at site where drums were found
Watering restrictions still in effect Guelph, ON, June 18, 2015—The City of Guelph is downgrading the Outside Water Use Progr… Continue reading Increased rainfall moves Outside Water Use back to Level 0 Blue
Water Efficiency Strategy update provides opportunities for public input Guelph, ON, June 16, 2015—The City of Guelph is upda… Continue reading City invites residents, businesses to share ideas about water conservation on June 23
Enforced watering restrictions now in effect Guelph, ON, June 1, 2015—Due to local weather and water flow conditions, the Cit… Continue reading Dry conditions move Outside Water Use to Level 1 Yellow