Clean drinking water is our inheritance. You can’t put a price on it.

Wellington Water Watchers is a non-profit organization founded in 2007 dedicated to the protection, restoration and conservation of drinking water in Guelph and Wellington County. We are primarily run by volunteer citizens from Guelph-Wellington who are committed to the protection of local water and to educating the public about threats to the watershed.

Our organization rests upon three pillars: Educate. Advocate. Celebrate.

Recent News

Anti-Nestlé billboard under wraps until the end of election: Wellington Water Watchers

Wellington Water Watchers has covered up an anti-Nestlé billboard in the south end of Guelph because it may be considered to be political advertising during the current federal election campaign. The billboard, which reads, 'water is for life, not profit.

Erin councillor calls on town to look at possible ban on future water taking

THE ISSUE: Bottled water contributing to plastic pollution. THE IMPACT: Erin councillor looking into ban on future water taking

'You should be concerned': Environmental assessment for proposed Milton quarry inches closer to reality

THE ISSUE: Concerns/impacts of proposed quarry LOCAL IMPACT: ACTION Milton awaits an environmental assessment review in its ongoing bid to stop the quarry project.

  • Upcoming events

    The Great Billboard Unveiling!
    Saturday, October 26, 2019 at 02:00 PM · 2 rsvps
    Marcolongo Farm in Guelph, ON, Canada

    Back on July 15, 2019, we posted a billboard on Gordon St. just south of Guelph that was fully compliant with local sign by-laws.


    In September, we learned that "someone complained" (I wonder who?) that the sign is not registered as having Third Party Election Advertiser status and as such, should not be allowed to stand for the election. This even though it is a federal election we are in the midst of and water taking is governed provincially.

    We decided to play nice and have covered up our sign.


    But now it is time to plan the great unveiling! It's kinda fun because we are getting more coverage about this sign because of this fiasco and can possibly get even more at the unveiling.

    We have decided to host an event on the property (generously hosted by the Marcolongo family) where we can mingle over hot drinks and discuss the outcome of the Federal election and implications to water protection.

    Please join us by rsvp'in here!


    Community Screening: Water Docs
    Wednesday, November 06, 2019 at 07:00 PM
    Red Brick Café in Guelph, ON, Canada

    In partnership with Wellington Water Watchers and Water Docs Where-You-Live

    A series of entertaining and engaging short films about water and how it impacts our lives as human beings on planet earth.

    79 minutes

    Click here for more information & for tickets ($10)

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