Aquifers Under Siege - What Happens when the Wells Run Dry ?

Wellington Water Watchers, GET Concerned and The Council of Canadians, Guelph Chapter are hosting the renowned water warrior Maude Barlow, in Guelph, at the Italian Canadian Club, 135 Ferguson St. Guelph, ON, at 7:00 P.M. on Wednesday, September 12th, 2018.

Admission is free, and everyone is welcome.By RSVP'ing here, you are agreeing to have your contact information shared with WWW, Council of Canadians and GET Concerned

 

Aquifers Under Siege - What Happens when the Wells Run Dry ?

Maude will be coming to speak especially to the citizens of Wellington County, Guelph, and Guelph-Eramosa Township, now ‘groundsource zero’ in the looming water crisis posed by water taking in the Guelph-Wellington area.  

It is largely believed that the wells in the Guelph area will never run dry.  Even if we believe that the water quantity is not threatened, the disturbing fact is, given the increasing demands put upon the aquifer, the quality of water necessary for drinking and sustaining life could easily be at risk

The aquifer which feeds the water supply for this area is under siege.  It’s unique and special qualities have not escaped the attention of corporations who want to use our drinking water for profit.  Nestlé, and more recently Xinyi Glass, have welcomed themselves (or tried) to this area to help themselves to free resources.   

 

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Maude Barlow is: the Honorary Chairperson of the Council of Canadians and chairs the board of Washington-based Food and Water Watch. She is a Councillor with the Hamburg-based World Future Council. Maude is the recipient of fourteen honorary doctorates and many awards, including the 2005 Right Livelihood Award (known as the “Alternative Nobel”). She is also the author of dozens of reports, and 18 books, including her latest, Blue Future: Protecting Water For People And The Planet Forever and Boiling Point, Government Neglect, Corporate Abuse and Canada’s Water Crisis.

For more information Contact:

Mike Balkwill (Wellington Water Watchers)

mbalkwill@iasc.on.ca

Ron East (Council of Canadians)

reast@uoguelph.ca

Susan McSherry (GET Concerned)

sumac.sm@gmail.com

 

                                                                                                            

 

WHEN
September 12, 2018 at 7pm - 10pm
WHERE
Italian Canadian Club
135 Ferguson St
Guelph, ON N1E 2Y7
Canada
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CONTACT
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348 RSVPS
David MacDonald John Ambrose Mariaelisa Polsinelli Harold Wilson Justine Townsend Scott Wall John Jensen Barbara Booth Kate Brookfield Lloyd Bowers Magee McGuire Jack Watkins Brent Coleman Ben Watson Jake Bellai Danielle Scepanovic Melissa Ladds Wendy Maynard Alexandra Klein Kristen Stansell Christine Thompson Harveer Somal Cherry Hanson Alex Munroe Dianne Oliver Alison Ames Stephanie Evans-Bitten Margo Does David Wolk Roger Dufau jodi koberinski June Wright Lee Maidlow Peter Varty Jenni Garvie Maureen Busby-O'Connor Angie Smele Suzanne Carter Pasha Malla Kat van Lammeren Beth Shier Debby Seed Judy Tuck Jean Innes Cathy Newman Susan Glasauer Bob Zarichansky Patricia Bilton

Who's RSVPing

David MacDonald
John Ambrose
Mariaelisa Polsinelli
Harold Wilson
Justine Townsend
Scott Wall
John Jensen
Barbara Booth
Kate Brookfield
Lloyd Bowers
Magee McGuire
Jack Watkins
Brent Coleman
Ben Watson
Jake Bellai
Danielle Scepanovic
Melissa Ladds
Wendy Maynard
Alexandra Klein
Kristen Stansell
Christine Thompson
Harveer Somal
Cherry Hanson
Alex Munroe
Dianne Oliver
Alison Ames
Stephanie Evans-Bitten
Margo Does

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  • Kate Brookfield
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  • Wendy Maynard
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  • Harveer Somal
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  • Cherry Hanson
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