Water Services open house coming May 26

Rain barrel sale part of open house activities

Attention news, photo and video editors

Guelph, Ont., May 23, 2018—The City of Guelph is hosting its annual Water Services open house at 29 Waterworks Place on Saturday, May 26.


Water Services open house and rain barrel sale


City of Guelph staff from Water Services will be providing tours and answering questions.
The Guelph Enabling Garden, Guelph-Wellington Master Gardeners and Nature Guelph Wildflower Society will be hosting a plant sale (cash only).
10C Shared Space will be hosting a hands-on workshop on how to build low-maintenance planter containers.


City of Guelph Water Services
29 Waterworks Place


Saturday, May 26
9 a.m.–2 p.m.

Family–friendly event!

  • Take a tour to see how water gets from the ground to your home
  • Discover more about Guelph water through fun games and activities
  • Learn about Guelph’s water conservation programs, including rebates
  • Meet the people who help provide your water and get your water questions answered
  • Pick up a rain barrel for $45 (cash only). Limited number available to those who missed the pre-order, first-come, first-served. Rain barrels only available to Guelph residents, ID may be requested
  • Fill up your water bottle at the Water Wagon
  • Check out the plant sale (cash only). Come early for the best selection of annual, perennial and woody plants
  • Learn how to make a low-maintenance plant container at a hands-on workshop (two workshops 11 a.m. and 1 p.m.)
  • Snack on popcorn

For more information

Heather Yates, Supervisor, Water Efficiency
Water Services
519-822-1260 extension 2831