Town Hall on the Value of Water will feature CBC personality Bob McDonald
London Community News
The City of London has launched a public engagement campaign on the Value of Water as it pursues a new value-based funding model for water and wastewater services.
“We want to engage the citizens of London in a dialogue on the value of water,” said city engineer John Braam in a news release. “What value do we place on our water? Is it a commodity that can be measured and sold at a market price? Our water resources, both drinking water and wastewater services, not only sustain life but contribute to our quality of life, our public health, our fire protection and our community’s economic development.”
The details of the new funding model will be tabled at City Council’s Civic Works Committee on Oct. 22. In the meantime London officials are inviting residents to join the dialogue by sending their questions, suggestions and comments to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The community dialogue continues at a Town Hall meeting on Tuesday, Oct. 2 from 4 to 6 p.m. in the Wolf Performance Hall at the London Public Library. Bob McDonald, host of CBC Radio’s Quirks and Quarks, will be the guest speaker.
To register for the Town Hall, go to http://julianvalueofwater.eventbrite.ca.