MEDIA

BELOW ARE LINKS TO MEDIA COVERAGE OF THE WEST CREDIT RIVER AND ERIN WASTEWATER TREATMENT PLANT

June 8, 2022 – ORANGEVILLE.COM – ‘I have felt enormously privileged’: Re-elected Ted Arnott looks to help Erin secure funding (pdf)

June 5, 2022 – THE POINTERTown of Erin starts wastewater project – 7.2M litres of sewage will be dumped upstream from Peel (pdf)

June 4, 2022 – ELORAFERGUS TODAYArnott to Ford: County projects need provincial support (pdf)

May 30, 2022 – ORANGEVILLE.COM – Town of Erin seeks provincial and federal funding for wastewater treatment plant (pdf)

May 27, 2022 – WELLINGTON ADVERTISERCouncil: residents not required to connect to wastewater plant until funding secured (pdf)

May 19, 2022 – WELLINGTON ADVERTISER – Erin pre-qualifies contractors for two wastewater treatment plant contracts (pdf)

May 18, 2022 – WELLINGTON ADVERTISERErin councillor Rob Smith announces he’s running for mayor (pdf)

May 16, 2022 – GUELPHTODAYErin councillor doesn’t want residents to pay sewage user fees (pdf)

May 13, 2022 – ORANGEVILLE.COM – Erin mayor Allan Alls will not seek re-election (pdf)

May 4, 2022 – WELLINGTON ADVERTISERTown of Erin breaks ground on wastewater treatment plant (pdf)

April 29, 2022 – ELORAFERGUS TODAYErin breaks ground on $114M wastewater treatment plant (pdf)

April 22, 2022 – TORONTO STARWastewater treatment plant on the menu at the Erin mayor’s breakfast (pdf)

April 18, 2022 – WELLINGTON ADVERTISERDeveloper proposes 332-unit residential subdivision in Hillsburgh; would connect to town’s wastewater treatment plant (pdf)

April 18, 2022 – ELORAFERGUS TODAYWellington Federation of Agriculture urges Erin council to protect agriculture land in future (pdf)

April 13, 2022 – WELLINGTON ADVERTISER‘Greenwashing’? (pdf)

April 12, 2022 – ORANGEVILLE BANNER – Questions remain with Erin’s wastewater treatment plant (pdf)

April 10, 2022 – THE POINTERSaving the Huttonville Forest – Part 1 (pdf)

April 6, 2022 – ELORAFERGUS TODAYLETTER: Reader has concerns with Erin’s ‘questionable’ sewage treatment plant plans (pdf)

March 22, 2022 – ON NATURE MAGAZINELetter to Editor: Thank you for article “Trout in Trouble” (pdf)

March 24, 2022 – TORONTO STARErin finally lands contractor to build controversial wastewater treatment plant (pdf)

March 16, 2022 – ELORAFERGUS TODAYErin residents putting up a fight as town plans to decommission septic systems (pdf)

March 9, 2022 – WELLINGTON ADVERTISERErin residents opposed to plan amendment that would allow for the decommissioning of septic systems (pdf)

Spring, 2022 – ON NATURE MAGAZINETrout in Trouble (pdf)

February 23, 2022 – CALEDON ENTERPRISETown of Erin could add water cooling measures for effluent later, day staff, consultants  (pdf

February 16, 2022 – THE POINTERTown of Erin residents fighting to save West Credit River from sewage plant; Peel drinking water could be impact (pdf)

February 2, 2022 – WELLINGTON ADVERTISER – Coalition asks Peel council to support river monitoring program in response to Erin’s wastewater treatment plant (pdf)

January 2, 2022 – ORANGEVILLE BANNER –  Allan Alls on the accomplishments of 2021 and looking into 2022 (pdf)

December 17, 2021 – ORANGEVILLE BANNER – Town of Erin approves 2.9 percent property tax increase for 2022 (pdf)

December 7, 2021 – GUELPH TODAY – Erin prepares to retender construction of new wastewater treatment plant (pdf)

November 24, 2021  – ORANGEVILLE BANNER – Erin resident continues protest of wastewater treatment plant (pdf)

October 28, 2021 – ORANGEVILLE BANNERTown of Erin reissues bid for wastewater treatment plant (pdf)

October 26, 2021 – WELLINGTON ADVERTISERErin council accepts bid of $162,872 for water distribution system (pdf)

Fall 2021 – ONTARIO OUT OF DOORS MAGAZINEErin Water Treatment Plant Update

August 25, 2021 – TORONTO STAR – Developers to front $94 million in charges to help get Erin’s wastewater treatment plant built (pdf)

August 23, 2021 – ORANGEVILLE BANNERCoalition seeking provincial intervention in Erin’s wastewater treatment plant (pdf)

August 19, 2021 – GUELPH TODAYReport: no bids received on tender for Erin’s wastewater treatment plant (pdf)

August 12, 2021 – WELLINGTON ADVERTISER – Coalition files application for MOE to investigate wastewater treatment plant (pdf)

August 11, 2021 – WELLINGTON ADVERTISER – Letter to Editor: Lowering the Bar (pdf)

August, 2021 – ONTARIO OUT OF DOORS MAGAZINEErin Wastewater Plant Approved – Controversial plant that threatens the Credit River OK’d

July 31, 2021 – WELLINGTON ADVERTISERGroup continues to look at ways to address concerns about Erin wastewater plant (pdf)

July 14, 2021 – WELLINGTON ADVERTISER – Ear to the groundwater tour begins second phase (pdf)

July 2, 2021 – ORANGEVILLE BANNER‘This is for their benefit in the long run’: Wastewater Plant necessary says Erin Mayor (pdf)

June 26, 2021 – ORANGEVILLE BANNERTIMELINE: Erin Wastewater Treatment Plant (pdf)

June 22, 2021 – IN THE HILLSBelfountain Under Siege (pdf)

June 11, 2021 – ORANGEVILLE BANNERCoalition of Westcredit River proposes alternative option for Erin waterwater  plant (pdf)

June 10, 2021 – ONTARIO NATURESeven things you should know about West Credit River Brook Trout

May 26, 2021 – CBC NEWS – Ottawa won’t order federal review of controversial wastewater treatment plant in Erin, Ont. (pdf)

May 26, 2021  ORANGEVILLE BANNER Federal government approves Erin wastewater treatment plant (pdf)

May 20, 2021 – CALEDON CITIZEN – Signs set up in protest of Erin wastewater plant to protect the West Credit River (pdf)

May 19, 2021 – WELLINGTON ADVERTISER – Town awards $930,000 contract for wastewater treatment plant (pdf)

May 18, 2021  ORANGEVILLE BANNER Erin Waste water treatment plant review forthcoming from federal government (pdf)

May 16, 2021 – CBC NEWS – Key decision coming soon in fight over ‘crown jewel’ of southern Ontario trout streams (pdf)

May 12, 2021 – WELLINGTON ADVERTISER – Coalition for the West Credit River appealing to federal environment minister to step in on Erin’s wastewater treatment plant (pdf)

May 3, 2021 – SOFLY FISHING PODCAST – The Fight to Save the West Credit – Episode 94

May, 2021 – ONTARIO OUT OF DOORS MAGAZINE – Water treatment plant threatens West Credit (online article)

April 13, 2021  ORANGEVILLE BANNER – ‘It sounds pretty fishy’: Local coalition highlights concerns about Erin wastewater plant (pdf)

April 9, 2021 – WELLINGTON ADVERTISER – Erin awards $4.4-million contract to WSP for next phase of wastewater treatment plant (pdf)

April 8, 2021 – GUELPH TODAYErin mayor refutes claims of shady deal over wastewater treatment plant land transfer (pdf)

March 31, 2021  WELLINGTON ADVERTISER – Prove It – Letter to Editor about Erin waste water treatment plant (pdf)

March 27, 2021 – ONTARIO FLY FISHERConcern for the West Credit River

March 24, 2021  WELLINGTON ADVERTISER – Erin wastewater treatment plant will cost town up to $32 million (pdf)

March 19, 2021 – TORONTO STARErin council has first look at design of wastewater treatment plant (pdf)

March 17, 2021  GUELPH TODAY – Erin’s portion of new wastewater treatment plant cost set at between $22M to $32M (pdf)

March 3, 2021  WELLINGTON ADVERTISER – Local coalition asks federal government to step in on Erin sewage plant (pdf)

February 20, 2021 – CTV NEWS KITCHENERErin residents protest proposed wastewater plant (pdf)

February 20, 2021 – GUELPH TODAY – Erin car rally protest urges town to reconsider wastewater plant (pdf)

February 19, 2021 – TORONTO STAR – Car rally Saturday against Erin wastewater treatment plant (pdf)

January 25, 2021 – ORANGEVILLE BANNER – Environmental groups concerned about Erin wastewater plant (pdf)

November 5, 2020  TORONTO STAR  Erin mayor defends need for new wastewater treatment plant (pdf)

November 5, 2020  GUELPH TODAY – Erin mayor defends need for new wastewater treatment plant (pdf)

October 28, 2020 – TORONTO.COM – DEVELOPMENT DEAL: Erin drafts agreement with 10 developers to pay for entire wastewater treatment plant and trunk lines (pdf)

October 21, 2020  WELLINGTON ADVERTISER – Erin residents opposed to wastewater treatment plant begin to mobilize  (pdf)

September 20, 2020 – ORANGEVILLE BANNER – Development will pay for development: Breaking down the municipal and personal costs of Erin wastewater treatment plant (pdf)

August 25, 2020  WELLINGTON ADVERTISER – Town of Erin to begin negotiations to purchase land for wastewater treatment plant (pdf)

August 30, 2019  WELLINGTON ADVERTISER – Erin receives provincial approval for wastewater system (pdf)

June 6, 2019  WELLINGTON ADVERTISER – Wastewater petition wants to ‘cut the crap’ (pdf)

February 14, 2019  WELLINGTON ADVERTISER – Erin wastewater battle rages on (and on) (pdf)