Walkerton Clean Water Centre Celebrates World Water Day

On March 22, 2018, the Walkerton Clean Water Centre (WCWC) welcomed more than 100 students from Walkerton District Community School to celebrate World Water Day. World Water Day is held on March 22 every year to bring attention to the importance of water. The students learned about the water cycle, ways to reduce their water use and the role of WCWC in ensuring safe drinking water across Ontario.

WCWC welcomes visitors who would like to learn more about drinking water and WCWC’s role in the province to ensure its safety. To schedule a tour, please contact us at 519-881-2003 or 866-515-0550.

                        Students learning about the water cycle on World Water Day

Background: WCWC is an agency of the Government of Ontario, established in 2004, to ensure clean and safe drinking water for the entire province. WCWC coordinates and provides education, training and information to drinking water system owners, operators and operating authorities, and the public, in order to safeguard Ontario’s drinking water. Through partnerships, WCWC also provides training for the 133 First Nations communities in Ontario. To date, high-quality training has been provided to more than 74,000 participants across Ontario. For more information please visit www.wcwc.ca.