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Canadian military’s operation in Iqaluit extended by two weeks with more personnel arriving


November 18, 2021
By Ground Water Canada

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Iqaluit – The Canadian military’s water purification operation here has been extended another two weeks, until Dec. 1, and will be bolstered by another 12 personnel. Twenty-three troops have been in the city the past three weeks, engineering a reverse osmosis water purification unit to take water from the Sylvia Grinnell River and making it potable. The water emergency in Iqaluit was declared last month following the discovery of diesel fuel in the city’s water system. Nunatsiaq News report | READ MORE