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Elmvale, Ont. residents fear their ‘cleanest water in the world’ may be in jeopardy


November 25, 2021
By Ground Water Canada

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Elmvale, Ont. – Scientists believe this Ontario town has the world’s cleanest groundwater, but fear the operations of neighbouring quarries may be putting that claim at risk. CBC’s The National recently aired a story about the local groundwater, in which residents say they’ve noticed significant changes in the water quality since 2009 when a nearby quarry drew water to wash gravel. Since then, more silt and sediment have been creeping into the groundwater, they claim. CBC News report | READ MORE