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Educational site provides information about asbestos in water supplies


January 28, 2022
By Ground Water Canada

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The presence of asbestos in municipal water, wastewater and storm water systems, when reaching certain levels, can create a profound risk to human health.

An informational website has provided a number of facts pertaining to asbestos in water, including how it gets into the supply, how water treatment plants are combating the situation, tips for dealing with contamination, guidelines for management of asbestos in water, and asbestos in groundwater regulations. It is yet another useful resource as a groundwater educational tool.

The informative site can be accessed here.

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The website has also been included as a resource among the “Useful Links to Ground Water Educational Tools” that can be accessed here.