Blue is our standard outside water use level. Blue indicates there are no serious storage, rainfall or stream flow issues.
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Metroline Research is conducting a survey about residential water use on behalf of the City of Guelph and the Region of Water… Continue reading Take our water use survey!
Guelph, Ont., May 17, 2017 – In celebration of National Public Works Week—May 21 to 27—the City of Guelph is hosting an open… Continue reading City hosts Public Works Week open house May 25
Guelph’s water efficiency strategy and youth programming recognized City of Guelph staff accept their OWWA awards Guelph, Ont… Continue reading City wins two Ontario Water Works Association awards
The City is testing valves and water flows in select areas across Guelph May 12–20. Customers in the affected areas will rece… Continue reading Water system testing starts May 12
Lyon Park access via Boult Avenue; no public access to Water Services facility The York trunk sewer Paisley-Clythe feeder mai… Continue reading Construction notice: Waterworks Place closure
Willow road reopened at 5 p.m. on Saturday, April 29 following the repairs on the water main and road way, which closed the r… Continue reading Speedvale water main break repair complete, road repairs underway
Road closures on Speedvale Ave and Silvercreek Pkwy Guelph, Ont., April 28, 2017—Two large water main breaks occurred on Spee… Continue reading Two water main break repairs underway today
Guelph, Ont., April 4, 2017—Wayne Galliher is the successful candidate for the division manager of Water Services position. G… Continue reading City’s continued focus on water efficiency to be led by new Water Services division manager
The City’s applications to date have successfully secured $17.3 million for eight infrastructure-related projects in our community.
Emma Street map Guelph, Ont., March 15, 2017—Later this month, environmental consultants and contractors hired by the City of… Continue reading City drilling groundwater monitoring wells on Emma Street and Water Street
Guelph, Ont., February 27, 2017—Due to construction of the York trunk sewer and Paisley-Clythe feeder main, the administrativ… Continue reading Water offices closed to public until September
City’s Water Services and Planning departments to test new tools Guelph, Ont., February 23, 2017 – The City of Guelph’s Civic… Continue reading Pilot programs announced as Guelph wraps first round of Civic Accelerator
Speedvale Water Tower before repainting UPDATED: April 5, 2017 Guelph, Ont., February 17, 2017—The Speedvale Water Tower in G… Continue reading Speedvale Water Tower repainting and upgrades
Guelph, Ont., February 8, 2017—Tree thinning in the red pine plantation at Arkell Springs forest is complete. This work is pa… Continue reading Arkell Springs forest red pine plantation thinning complete
Guelph, Ont., February 6, 2017—The City is removing a cedar hedge (about 39 cedars) and four trees form the Burke Well proper… Continue reading Tree removal at City well property on Arkell Road
Guelph, ON, December 13, 2016—Guelph’s 2017 stormwater, water and wastewater rates take effect January 1. This is the first y… Continue reading 2017 stormwater, water, wastewater rates change January 1
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
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
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
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
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’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.
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
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
A draft of the City’s final report on the Water Efficiency Strategy update is now available for public review and comment.
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
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, 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
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.
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
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