March is Water Month!

Mar 10, 2020

Each March, the City of Greater Sudbury celebrates Water Month. This month-long celebration is held in recognition of World Water Day on March 22, an annual United Nations observance that highlights the importance of fresh water.

Here’s how you can take part:


Water and Wastewater Treatment Plant Tours
Residents and school classrooms are invited to book a tour of City of Greater Sudbury Water or Wastewater Treatment Plants. Tours are free of charge and available in English or French.

Tours for secondary school students can be tailored to include specific topics related to:
• Chemicals and/or biology
• Career opportunities
• Different levels of government and the services offered by the municipality

Groups can book a tour of the Sudbury Wastewater Treatment Plant (1271 Kelly Lake Rd., Sudbury) or the Wanapitei Water Treatment Plant (321 Trans-Canada Highway, Coniston). To book a tour, contact Julie Friel, Manager of Water Treatment, at or 705-674-4455, extension 3651.


Hold the Salt – EarthCare Breakfast
Whether you’re a homeowner, property manager or contractor, if you use winter salt on your property then this discussion is for you. Join us to better understand the balance between preventing slips and falls and reducing the environmental and personal damage caused by salt.

Date: Wednesday, March 25, 2020
Time: 7:30 to 10 a.m.
Location: Northbury Hotel and Conference Centre’s Aspen Hall, 50 Brady St., Sudbury
Price: $10 (includes a hot buffet of local food)

Registration deadline is March 18. Register online at or by phone at 705-674-4455, extension 4397.

The celebration of Water Month supports the 2019 to 2027 City of Greater Sudbury Strategic Plan of Council to provide leadership in the development and promotion of ideas, policies and actions that will mitigate the impact of climate change.