Category Archives: 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


Join us September 29 to talk about the future of drinking water in Guelph

September 16, 2021

Join us September 29 to talk about the future of drinking water in Guelph. The City is updating the Water Supply Master Plan, our long-term plan for ensuring we sustain our drinking water sources and services as our community grows. Continue reading Join us September 29 to talk about the future of drinking water in Guelph


See a grey fire hydrant? It’s okay, it’s just waiting for a new coat

August 27, 2021

See a grey fire hydrant? It’s okay, it’s just waiting for a new coat. Some of Guelph’s fire hydrants are getting a new coat of paint this year.
Continue reading See a grey fire hydrant? It’s okay, it’s just waiting for a new coat


Water main cleaning starts September 13

August 26, 2021

It’s time for water main cleaning! Continue reading Water main cleaning starts September 13


Dry, hot weather puts Guelph back in level yellow for outside watering restrictions

August 26, 2021

After a few hot weeks and a third less rainfall than Guelph usually averages this time of year, the City will be enforcing watering restrictions for level 1 yellow of the outside water use program. Continue reading Dry, hot weather puts Guelph back in level yellow for outside watering restrictions


Stormwater management master plan: July 2021 project update

July 26, 2021

Continue reading Stormwater management master plan: July 2021 project update


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


Speedvale Avenue West fully closed between Woolwich Street and Edinburgh Road North for emergency sanitary repair work

July 16, 2021

Continue reading Speedvale Avenue West fully closed between Woolwich Street and Edinburgh Road North for emergency sanitary repair work


Water and Wastewater Servicing Master Plan project update

July 9, 2021

Continue reading Water and Wastewater Servicing Master Plan project update


Robertson booster pump station Environmental Assessment: Notice of Completion

June 7, 2021

Robertson booster pump station Environmental Assessment: Notice of Completion Continue reading Robertson booster pump station Environmental Assessment: Notice of Completion


City of Guelph moving forward with plans for Dolime quarry revitalization and protection of Guelph’s drinking water

June 3, 2021

The agreement and zoning order are the first steps in moving the City’s community-supported solution for the quarry revitalization and protection of Guelph’s drinking water ahead. Continue reading City of Guelph moving forward with plans for Dolime quarry revitalization and protection of Guelph’s drinking water


The City’s listening carefully for water main leaks

June 2, 2021

City using acoustics to detect leaks in Guelph’s water mains starting June 6 Continue reading The City’s listening carefully for water main leaks


Dry hot weather puts Guelph in level yellow for outside watering restrictions

May 26, 2021

Guelph in level yellow for outside watering restrictions Continue reading Dry hot weather puts Guelph in level yellow for outside watering restrictions


City fixing a leaky water main valve on Woodlawn Road East May 20

May 20, 2021

Continue reading City fixing a leaky water main valve on Woodlawn Road East May 20


Have your say on how we manage wastewater in Guelph

May 12, 2021

Have your say on how we manage wastewater in Guelph Continue reading Have your say on how we manage wastewater in Guelph


City drilling for groundwater test wells on College Avenue West and on Hanlon Road starting April 26

April 23, 2021

Continue reading City drilling for groundwater test wells on College Avenue West and on Hanlon Road starting April 26


The City’s discounted rain barrel sale starts today, April 9!

April 9, 2021

The City’s discounted rain barrel sale starts today! Continue reading The City’s discounted rain barrel sale starts today, April 9!


Wastewater Treatment and Biosolids Management Master Plan project update

March 26, 2021

Wastewater Treatment and Biosolids Management Master Plan project update Continue reading Wastewater Treatment and Biosolids Management Master Plan project update


The City is updating the Sewer Use Bylaw and wants your input

February 9, 2021

The City is updating the Sewer Use Bylaw and wants your input Continue reading The City is updating the Sewer Use Bylaw and wants your input


Growth, digital services and COVID-19 at the centre of the City’s 2021 budget talks

November 5, 2020

There’s lots to talk about as City Council prepares to consider the proposed 2021 budget. With a four-year budget perspective, Council will only approve the 2021 budget this year, but will see the financial impacts of service decisions and plans beyond one year.
Continue reading Growth, digital services and COVID-19 at the centre of the City’s 2021 budget talks


City doing a dye test in Guelph’s stormwater drains starting November 2

October 28, 2020

City doing a dye test in Guelph’s stormwater drains starting November 2 Continue reading City doing a dye test in Guelph’s stormwater drains starting November 2


Have your say on how the City manages all things water in Guelph

October 28, 2020

Have your say on how the City manages all things water in Guelph Continue reading Have your say on how the City manages all things water in Guelph


Water Supply Master Plan project update

October 28, 2020

Water Supply Master Plan project update Continue reading Water Supply Master Plan project update


Arkell aqueduct maintenance: October 2020 project update

October 20, 2020

Arkell aqueduct maintenance: October 2020 project update Continue reading Arkell aqueduct maintenance: October 2020 project update


City demolishing sewage pumping station on Gordon Street starting October 8

September 25, 2020

City demolishing sewage pumping station on Gordon Street starting October 8 Continue reading City demolishing sewage pumping station on Gordon Street starting October 8


Report shows the City is making headway on renewable energy goal

September 17, 2020

Report shows the City is making headway on renewable energy goal Continue reading Report shows the City is making headway on renewable energy goal


City to inspect water main valves starting September 8

September 4, 2020

City to inspect water main valves starting September 8 Continue reading City to inspect water main valves starting September 8


We’re updating our plan for how we manage wastewater in Guelph

July 22, 2020

Continue reading We’re updating our plan for how we manage wastewater in Guelph


Construction notice: Water main repairs on Stevenson Street North Thursday, July 9

July 8, 2020

Continue reading Construction notice: Water main repairs on Stevenson Street North Thursday, July 9


Guelph is heating up: Level yellow outside watering restrictions now in effect

July 8, 2020

Continue reading Guelph is heating up: Level yellow outside watering restrictions now in effect


Notice of study commencement: City of Guelph Municipal Class Environmental Assessment for the Stormwater Management Master Plan update

March 19, 2020

Continue reading Notice of study commencement: City of Guelph Municipal Class Environmental Assessment for the Stormwater Management Master Plan update


City expands Blue Built Home program to include units in new multi-residential buildings

March 10, 2020

City expands Blue Built Home program to include units in new multi-residential buildings Continue reading City expands Blue Built Home program to include units in new multi-residential buildings


Mandatory water meter inspections

March 4, 2020

All water meters installed for new construction within the City of Guelph shall be inspected by Building Services. Continue reading Mandatory water meter inspections


Proposed solution to address City’s concerns with Dolime Quarry before Council in March

February 20, 2020

On March 30 City Council is expected to make a decision about the proposed solution to address the City’s concerns with operations at the Dolime Quarry. Continue reading Proposed solution to address City’s concerns with Dolime Quarry before Council in March


Notice of study commencement: City of Guelph Water and Wastewater Servicing Master Plan Municipal Class Environmental Assessment update

February 6, 2020

Continue reading Notice of study commencement: City of Guelph Water and Wastewater Servicing Master Plan Municipal Class Environmental Assessment update


Notice of second public open house: City of Guelph Schedule ‘B’ Municipal Class Environmental Assessment for Robertson booster pump station

February 6, 2020

Continue reading Notice of second public open house: City of Guelph Schedule ‘B’ Municipal Class Environmental Assessment for Robertson booster pump station


Join us February 13 for the first Water Supply Master Plan open house

January 23, 2020

Continue reading Join us February 13 for the first Water Supply Master Plan open house


City testing sewage holding tank for leaks

January 17, 2020

Continue reading City testing sewage holding tank for leaks


City completes engagement on proposal to address its concerns with Dolime Quarry operations

December 10, 2019

More than 230 residents from the City and Guelph-Eramosa Township attended the community open houses and pop-up information sessions to get more information, ask questions, and share their feedback. Continue reading City completes engagement on proposal to address its concerns with Dolime Quarry operations


Notice of study commencement: City of Guelph Municipal Class Environmental Assessment for the Water Supply Master Plan Update

October 31, 2019

The City is updating the Water Supply Master Plan. Continue reading Notice of study commencement: City of Guelph Municipal Class Environmental Assessment for the Water Supply Master Plan Update


City looking for community feedback on proposed solution to replace Dolime Quarry with residential neighbourhood

October 30, 2019

Visit Our Community, Our Water at haveyoursay.guelph.ca by November 30 to share your thoughts on the proposed solution to address the City’s concerns about how operations at the Dolime Quarry could affect Guelph’s drinking water. Continue reading City looking for community feedback on proposed solution to replace Dolime Quarry with residential neighbourhood


Our Community, Our Water open house October 29

October 22, 2019

Continue reading Our Community, Our Water open house October 29


City and Dolime Quarry owners reach proposal to protect Guelph’s drinking water

October 1, 2019

The City of Guelph and the owners of the Dolime Quarry have reached a potential solution to address the City’s concerns about how operations at the quarry could affect Guelph’s drinking water. Continue reading City and Dolime Quarry owners reach proposal to protect Guelph’s drinking water


Arkell aqueduct maintenance: November 2019 project update

September 23, 2019

The inspection and maintenance of the Arkell aqueduct, where 60 to 80 per cent of Guelph’s water comes from, is underway. Continue reading Arkell aqueduct maintenance: November 2019 project update


Information about the City’s plans to provide comment on LaFarge Canada’s water-taking application

August 12, 2019

The City has reviewed Lafarge’s application and will develop our based on analysis from the groundwater flow modeling currently underway. Continue reading Information about the City’s plans to provide comment on LaFarge Canada’s water-taking application


City launches private water well and septic decommissioning rebate program

August 2, 2019

The City is offering rebates to help property owners decommission private water wells and septic systems. Continue reading City launches private water well and septic decommissioning rebate program


Sleeman Breweries’ Water Smart Business upgrades save over 5,000 kegs’ worth of water a day

June 25, 2019

Continue reading Sleeman Breweries’ Water Smart Business upgrades save over 5,000 kegs’ worth of water a day


Burke well upgrades improve water service to 13,000 homes

June 5, 2019

Continue reading Burke well upgrades improve water service to 13,000 homes


City releases updated preferred structure for Clair-Maltby

May 2, 2019

Continue reading City releases updated preferred structure for Clair-Maltby


Mandatory residential water meter replacements start May 6

April 29, 2019

Continue reading Mandatory residential water meter replacements start May 6