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Wednesday, May 22, 2013

Press Release - Water Services Opens Its Doors This Weekend

Got any weekend plans? How about checking out your local Water Services, who are hosting their annual open house at the F. M. Woods Pumping Station on Saturday. Read the full details in a press release from the city after the jump.

Event to feature one-day rain barrel, composter and plant sale
Guelph, On, May 22, 2013 – Water Services is hosting its annual open house and tour of the city’s largest water supply facility on Saturday, May 25.
This free, family-friendly event takes place from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the F. M. Woods Pumping Station, located at 29 Waterworks Place.
Activities include interactive games for children, guided facility tours to learn more about Guelph’s drinking water, and information displays showcasing programs and initiatives seeking to protect and conserve our most precious resource—water.
In partnership with the City’s Healthy Landscapes program, gardening experts will be onsite sharing advice on lawn care and providing tips on how to get rid of weeds and unwanted insects. Residents can also pick up a free package of grass seed; while quantities last.
In addition, the City is hosting its one-day rain barrel and composter sale. Rain barrels are $35 and composters are $20. The Waterloo-Wellington Wildflower Society and Enabling Garden are selling annuals, perennials, and woody plants. Garden ready, pre-bagged compost (20 litres) is priced at $2.50 each or five for $10. All sales are cash only and subject to available quantities.
For more information visit guelph.ca/water.

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