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Local groups challenge Nestlé water-taking in Hillsburgh

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 13, 2012 Local groups challenge Nestlé water-taking in Hillsburgh In response to Nestlé Waters Canada’s application to renew its permit to take up to 1.1 million litres of water per day from Hillsburgh for its bottling plant in Aberfoyle, three local citizens’ groups have launched a campaign to stop or severely restrict the Nestlé permit. Friends of Hillsburgh Water, the Climate Change Action Group of Erin and Wellington Water Watchers all believe this Nestlé permit – or any water-taking license for bottling purposes – represents a net loss to the environment and health…