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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

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

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