Category Archives: Environment

Testing at the Clythe Well will begin November 14

November 4, 2022

The City is working with a contractor and environmental consultant to test the Clythe well. The test will pump potable drinking water to the stormwater management pond located on the east corner of Watson Parkway and York Road. Continue reading Testing at the Clythe Well will begin November 14


Four easy ways to deal with your fall yard waste

October 3, 2022

Options for leaves and yard waste, mulch and leave them on the lawn, use your green cart, bag them for collection, rake them to curb or drop them off Continue reading Four easy ways to deal with your fall yard waste


Watermain acoustic leak detection

September 21, 2022

Continue reading Watermain acoustic leak detection


Guelph Council approves Single-Use Items Bylaw

September 15, 2022

Continue reading Guelph Council approves Single-Use Items Bylaw


Guelph, ON earns Nature Canada’s “Bird Friendly City” designation

September 6, 2022

Continue reading Guelph, ON earns Nature Canada’s “Bird Friendly City” designation


Notice of Study Completion: Municipal Class Environment Assessment Emma Street to Earl Street Bridge over the Speed River

August 18, 2022

Continue reading Notice of Study Completion: Municipal Class Environment Assessment Emma Street to Earl Street Bridge over the Speed River


Guelph continues to take strides towards environmental sustainability

August 3, 2022

Continue reading Guelph continues to take strides towards environmental sustainability


Our Energy Guelph (OEG) brings energy efficiency program to Guelph

July 18, 2022

Continue reading Our Energy Guelph (OEG) brings energy efficiency program to Guelph


Council approves water-related master plans, including award-winning Water Supply Master Plan

June 28, 2022

Continue reading Council approves water-related master plans, including award-winning Water Supply Master Plan


Downtown district energy system sold to community energy innovator

June 27, 2022

Continue reading Downtown district energy system sold to community energy innovator


Water Supply Master Plan – June 2022 progress summary

June 7, 2022

The Water Supply Master Plan is 97 per cent complete. Continue reading Water Supply Master Plan – June 2022 progress summary


Southwest Guelph Water Supply Class Environmental Assessment

May 31, 2022

Since the launch of the Southwest Guelph Water Supply Class Environmental Assessment (Class EA) in September 2021, the City has initiated an Operational Testing Program. Continue reading Southwest Guelph Water Supply Class Environmental Assessment


Ontario Public Works Association recognizes City of Guelph with three awards

May 18, 2022

The City of Guelph was recognized with three Ontario Public Works Association (OPWA) awards, including two for Project of the Year. Continue reading Ontario Public Works Association recognizes City of Guelph with three awards


Guelph to ban single-use items by January 1, 2023

April 26, 2022

Continue reading Guelph to ban single-use items by January 1, 2023


Stormwater Management Master Plan – March 2022 progress summary

March 28, 2022

The Stormwater Management Master Plan is 70 per cent complete. Continue reading Stormwater Management Master Plan – March 2022 progress summary


City staff to present recommendations from Solid Waste Management Master Plan to Council

March 24, 2022

Continue reading City staff to present recommendations from Solid Waste Management Master Plan to Council


Urban Forest Management Plan progress summary

March 18, 2022

The Urban Forest Management Plan is complete with implementation ongoing. Read more to learn about next steps. Continue reading Urban Forest Management Plan progress summary


Water and Wastewater Servicing Master Plan – March 2022 progress summary

March 18, 2022

The Water and Wastewater Servicing Master Plan is 50 per cent complete. Read more to learn about recent progress and achievements to date. Continue reading Water and Wastewater Servicing Master Plan – March 2022 progress summary


Water Supply Master Plan – March 2022 progress summary

March 18, 2022

The Water Supply Master Plan is 95% complete, read more to learn about the recent progress and achievements to date. Continue reading Water Supply Master Plan – March 2022 progress summary


Construction notice: Paisley Water Pumping Station upgrades start March 2022

February 14, 2022

Continue reading Construction notice: Paisley Water Pumping Station upgrades start March 2022


Wellington-Clair Feedermain Class Environmental Assessment project update

February 2, 2022

The Wellington-Clair Feedermain Class Environmental Assessment project is being included in the Water and Wastewater Master Plan. Continue reading Wellington-Clair Feedermain Class Environmental Assessment project update


City assesses Guelph’s park needs ahead of Parkland Dedication Bylaw Review

January 6, 2022

The City is looking for community input as it assesses Guelph’s current park system and determines future land needs as the community grows. Continue reading City assesses Guelph’s park needs ahead of Parkland Dedication Bylaw Review


Province approves boundary adjustment and zoning changes for Dolime quarry lands to protect local drinking water

December 6, 2021

Continue reading Province approves boundary adjustment and zoning changes for Dolime quarry lands to protect local drinking water


Notice of study commencement: Southwest Guelph Water Supply Class Environmental Assessment

September 16, 2021

Guelph’s population is growing and the City is studying whether our local water resources can meet expected demand, particularly in southwest Guelph. Continue reading Notice of study commencement: Southwest Guelph Water Supply Class Environmental Assessment


Notice of study commencement: Macdonell and Allan Structures Municipal Class Environmental Assessment

August 12, 2021

The City of Guelph has initiated a Municipal Class EA (Class EA) for improvements and modifications to the Macdonell and Allan structures. Continue reading Notice of study commencement: Macdonell and Allan Structures Municipal Class Environmental Assessment


Notice of study commencement: Wyndham Street Municipal Class Environmental Assessment

August 12, 2021

The City of Guelph has initiated a Municipal Class EA (Class EA) to confirm the required improvements to Wyndham Street North. Continue reading Notice of study commencement: Wyndham Street Municipal Class Environmental Assessment


Council unanimously approves urban design plan for Baker District redevelopment

July 21, 2021

Continue reading Council unanimously approves urban design plan for Baker District redevelopment


Council unanimously supports sending Dolime Quarry boundary and zoning change requests to province

July 19, 2021

Continue reading Council unanimously supports sending Dolime Quarry boundary and zoning change requests to province


Changes to bulk City water revenue meter installation standards

August 16, 2018

Continue reading Changes to bulk City water revenue meter installation standards


Changes to water metering requirements for new developments, part 2 – effective July 1, 2018

May 2, 2018

This notice provides supplementary information to the Building Services and Water Servicesnotice released on February 12, 2018. Continue reading Changes to water metering requirements for new developments, part 2 – effective July 1, 2018


Changes to water metering requirements for new developments – effective July 1, 2018

February 12, 2018

Attention: Homebuilders, architects, engineers, industrial/commercial/institutional contractors Continue reading Changes to water metering requirements for new developments – effective July 1, 2018