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City to review Outside Water Use By-law and program

GUELPH, ON, December 14, 2012 – In the new year, residents and businesses will have an opportunity to provide input when the City reviews its Outside Water Use By-law and program. An information report, going to Council on Monday, outlines the reasons behind the review including feedback received from the public this past summer. “During last summer’s drought, many community stakeholders expressed concern over the current by-law restrictions under the Outside Water Use Program (OWUP), as well as the relevance of some permitted watering activities in reference to current social norms and practices,” says Wayne Galliher, the City’s water conservation project manager   “A review and update of the by-law and program allows us to consult with community members and stakeholders regarding the City’s response… Continue reading City to review Outside Water Use By-law and program