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Drinking water contamination may be higher among rural Canadian communities

Leaking wells can lead to contamination

December 29, 2022  By Ground Water Canada

It’s speculated that Canadians living in rural areas are at greater risk of their drinking water being contaminated than their urban counterparts. A large percentage of rural Canadians rely on private wells for their drinking water, but leaks tend to lead to water being contaminated with bacteria or chemicals. The lifespan of a well water pump is another concern. Net News Ledger report | READ MORE

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