Speedvale Water Tower before repainting Guelph, Ont., February 17, 2017—The Speedvale Water Tower in Guelph’s west end is get… 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
Have you got a fire hydrant near your home? Don’t bury that fire hydrant in snow! Help keep our community safe by shoveling s… Continue reading Rescue a fire hydrant from snow
To encourage more residents to update older, inefficient toilets, the City expanded the Royal Flush rebate program to a wider… Continue reading Royal Flush $75 toilet rebate ends December 31, 2016
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
Prepare a 72-hour emergency kit Guelph, Ont., December 6, 2016—The City is once again ramping up its efforts to reduce the im… Continue reading City reminds residents to protect against frozen pipes
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
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.
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
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
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.
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
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.
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
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
On May 11, the City began removing more debris from the site where eight 170-litre (45-gallon) drums of chemicals were found in September. 21 more drums have been removed. 2 of the drums were partially filled with liquid; the liquid was transported to a disposal facility. 1 of the drums contained a mixture of liquids and solids; the mixture is being analyzed to determine how to dispose of it properly, and results are expected next week. updates will be posted at http://guelph.ca/construction
Guelph, ON, May 4, 2015—The City is seeking Council’s approval to request funding from the Ontario Disaster Relief Assistance… Continue reading City may seek financial assistance from Province for frozen pipes
Warmer temperatures are starting to thaw frozen pipes Guelph, ON, April 9, 2015—The City is advising residents who were asked… Continue reading Risk of freezing has passed, City says to turn off the taps
Guelph, ON, March 18, 2015—The City is advising the 257 households and businesses with temporary water services to keep the c… Continue reading City asks people with temporary water services to prepare for sub-zero temperatures