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Posted On Tuesday, September 17, 2019

Join us to view and comment on design concepts for a new water play area on the west side of Waterloo Park
The city installed Lions Lagoon in the early 1990s in Waterloo Park east. Constructed over a former outdoor swimming pool that required repair, it is the only splash pad facility that exists in Waterloo at present. Over the years, Lions Lagoon has undergone numerous repairs to maintain functionality. However, the useful life cycle of this facility has been reached....

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Posted On Friday, September 13, 2019

The City of Waterloo is finalizing its efforts to complete a Municipal Class Environmental Assessment (Class EA) Study for the City of Waterloo Stormwater Management Master Plan.
Public participation is an integral part of the Class EA Study as it ensures that the city’s residents and businesses have input and that their ideas, issues and questions are discussed and addressed.
The study area focused on all lands within the City of Waterloo municipal boundaries. The...

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Posted On Friday, September 13, 2019

Become Involved - Help improve the accessibility of municipal programs, services and facilities in your community!
The Cities of Kitchener and Waterloo along with the Region of Waterloo, and the Townships of North Dumfries, Wellesley, Woolwich and Wilmot are now recruiting five volunteers for the Grand River Accessibility Advisory Committee (GRAAC), each to fill a four-year term beginning January 2020.
Members could include; persons with disabilities, caregivers, agencies...

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Posted On Thursday, September 05, 2019

Heavy MetaThe City of Waterloo is pleased to announce the line-up for the second edition of Lumen. This year’s festival takes place on Saturday, Sept. 28 from 6 to 11 p.m. and will feature 30+ installations by local and international artists installed throughout uptown Waterloo. 
“Lumen embodies the true spirit of Waterloo—collaboration and innovation,” says Mayor Dave Jaworsky. “Partnerships with Christie, Centre for International Governance Innovation,...

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Posted On Wednesday, September 04, 2019

A map showing the extent and location of the work being doneThe City of Waterloo is finalizing the detailed design phase of the recommended alternatives determined through the 2018 Class Environmental Assessment for the rehabilitation of Silver Lake, Laurel Creek and Waterloo Park. The Environmental Assessment recommended improvements to Laurel Creek and Silver Lake. 
Channel improvements along Laurel Creek from the LRT tracks to University Avenue will be done to improve fish habitat, terrestrial ecology, the vegetative community...

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