3 Results for water-taking permit

At the request of the Ontario Ministry of Environment and Climate Change (MOECC), the City of Guelph has signed a reciprocal agreement with Nestlé Waters Canada to share data on groundwater in the area of of Guelph and the Guelph-Eramosa Township. The agreement will give Nestlé access to analysis from…

March 13, 2018 @ 12:01pm

The Ontario government announced its two-year moratorium on new or expanded water-taking permits for companies who bottle water. The province’s moratorium bans new water bottling facilities from taking groundwater and prohibits existing facilities from increasing their groundwater taking or testing for future groundwater sources. According to the government press release,…

December 20, 2016 @ 7:41am

Both the NDP and Green parties in Ontario have advocated that the Liberal government take into account public concern when the province’s water-taking permit is reviewed. “Water is a public trust. Under an NDP government, an Ontario Water Strategy will prioritize planning for water needs now and for future generations based…

October 03, 2016 @ 10:08am