Ground Water Canada

News Water Issues
Annual water report notes Sudbury’s drinking water remains salty

Highway road salt getting into nearby water system is a culprit

March 3, 2023  By Ground Water Canada

Sudbury, Ont. – The city’s annual water quality report shows that its drinking water is on the salty side. One of the Greater Sudbury area’s wells – the Onaping/Levack Drinking Water System – is an older legacy system that is in close proximity to a major highway subjected to road salt applications during the winter. Health officials say, however, that the amount of sodium in drinking water represents a comparatively small fraction of that consumed in a normal diet. report | READ MORE

Print this page


Stories continue below