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, call 519-822-1260 extension 2107 or visit guelph.ca/water.
For more information
Water Conservation Project Manager
519-822-1260 extension 2106