A draft of the City’s final report on the Water Efficiency Strategy update is now available for public review and comment.
Spring water main cleaning begins Sunday, April 24, 2016.
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Event includes plant sale and tours of water facility Guelph, ON, May 20, 2015– The City of Guelph is hosting an open house a… Continue reading City hosting annual rain barrel sale May 23
Guelph, ON, March 17, 2015—Guelph will celebrate Canada Water Week with a variety of events and activities sure to please all… Continue reading Celebrating Canada Water Week with games, art, and pedal-powered water filtration
Residents asked to check on neighbours and help keep City phone lines open Guelph, ON, March 4, 2015—Almost 400 customers in… Continue reading City installing temporary water services
Guelph, ON, February 19, 2015—Guelph’s new water and wastewater rates take effect March 1, 2015. The 2015 rate increase amoun… Continue reading New water, wastewater rates effective March 1
The City of Guelph is distributing this media advisory on behalf of the Upper Grand District School Board. Guelph, ON, June 6… Continue reading H2Awesome – a celebration about water conservation and the importance of water in our daily lives
Test your program knowledge for a chance to win one of five rain barrels Guelph, ON, May 7, 2014 – The City of Guelph’s Outsi… Continue reading Outside Water Use Program now in effect
Guelph, ON, April 15, 2014 – Work on a public water efficient demonstration garden will begin this spring at the Clair Road E… Continue reading Clair Road Emergency Services Centre to get water-efficient pollinator garden
This review process reached completion in March 2014 with City Council’s approval of the revised Outside Water Use By-law (By-law number 2014—19714).
Celebrating Canada Water Week and World Water Day on March 22 Guelph, ON, March 20, 2014 – On the United Nation’s World Water… Continue reading H2O Go Festival: An engaging celebration of water
Guelph, ON, March 5, 2014 – Guelph will once again celebrate Canada Water Week with a variety of events and activities sure t… Continue reading Guelph’s Canada Water Week events offer something for everyone
The City of Guelph presents Blue is the New Green, a FREE talk by The Water Brothers, eco-adventure TV series hosts Alex and… Continue reading Blue is the New Green: free talk by eco-adventure TV series hosts The Water Brothers
GUELPH, ON, January 24, 2014 – The City’s Water Services department is asking Council to approve two additional revisions to… Continue reading Additional revisions to Outside Water Use By-law will support City operations
Smart Wash ‘Wash & Win’ giveaway launches October 10 GUELPH, ON, October 09, 2013 – The City of Guelph is partnering with… Continue reading City, local retailers offer chance to win a washing machine
GUELPH, ON, September 21, 2013 – Councillor Ian Findlay was on hand today as the City of Guelph distributed free trees to cit… Continue reading TD Green Streets grant helps Guelph increase urban forest
Join us at Westminster Square Library and discover some simple tricks for a beautiful lawn at this FREE talk! Your lawn can b… Continue reading Healthy Landscapes: Lawn Care Talk
GUELPH, ON, August 15, 2013 – The City of Guelph is inviting residents to submit final comments on proposed changes to the Ou… Continue reading Public comment sought on proposed Outside Water Use By-law changes
Saving water and money is as easy as replacing up to two high-water use toilets (13-litre or more) in your home with a new WaterSense® certified high-efficiency or dual flush model.
Guelph, On, July 3, 2013 – This week, Oraclepoll Research is administering a telephone survey to approximately 400 randomly s… Continue reading Outside water use telephone survey being administered this week
Guelph, On, June 18, 2013 – The City of Guelph is presenting Reid’s Heritage Homes Ltd. with the 2013 Water Conservation and… Continue reading Reid’s Heritage Homes to receive 2013 Water Conservation and Efficiency Award
Guelph, On, June 14, 2013 – The City of Guelph and Planet Bean Café are hosting a Community Conservation Day on Saturday, Jun… Continue reading City, Planet Bean Café hosting Community Conservation Day
Guelph, On, June 4, 2013 – The City of Guelph’s new mobile water wagon will be in front of City Hall this Thursday, giving pe… Continue reading Guelph Water Wagon arrives at City Hall Thursday
Guelph, On, Monday, May 27, 2013 – Today marks the start of the 18th annual Waterloo Wellington Children’s Groundwater Festiv… Continue reading 18th annual Waterloo Wellington Children’s Groundwater Festival welcomes Guelph students
Guelph, On, May 2, 2013 – The Clair Water Tower in Guelph’s south end is getting a new coat of paint this spring. The tower,… Continue reading Clair Water Tower to get new coat of paint this spring
The City of Guelph is inviting residents to participate in one of two upcoming community forums during phase two of its Outside Water Use By-law review.
March 18, 2013 – Today marks the start of Canada Water Week, a week-long celebration of water focused on the theme of ‘I Love My Water Body: Engaging Communities for Living Waters.’
GUELPH, ON, January 28, 2013 – The City of Guelph is inviting residents to participate in one or both upcoming public informa… Continue reading Public input sought for City’s review of Outside Water Use By-law
GUELPH, ON, December 14, 2012 – In the new year, residents and businesses will have an opportunity to provide input when the… Continue reading City to review Outside Water Use By-law and program
Conservation and efficiency are the most cost effective ways to preserve water supply
Low precipitation, high temperatures and drought-like conditions have prompted City officials to elevate the Outside Water Use Program (OWUP) toLevel 2 Red.
GUELPH, ON, April 10, 2012 – With the presence of hard water in Grand River Watershed communities, many local households choo… Continue reading Water softener facts website educates homeowners on soft water
Water Services to host open house and tour this Saturday GUELPH, ON, March 19, 2012 – It’s time to celebrate our most preciou… Continue reading Guelph celebrates 2012 Canada Water Week