Starting Aug. 1, water bottlers will pay $503.71 for every million litres of groundwater, compared to the previous fee of $3.71.
This won't exactly ruin Nestle's bottom line.
More than two-thirds want Nestle to sell its recently-bought well in southern Ontario.
Nestlé currently draws 3.6 million litres every day nearby.
Several groups are calling on the province to tighten groundwater laws as B.C. is the only jurisdiction in Canada that does
The multinational food giant Nestle has been accused of attempting to “drain” an Ontario town of its water as the company