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Federal government provides update on First Nations drinking water advisories: July 2021


July 7, 2021
By Ground Water Canada

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Ottawa, unceded Algonquin Territory, Ontario – Indigenous Services Canada reports that 32 First Nations communities across Canada are still working to resolve long-term drinking water advisories.

There are initiatives underway to address the remaining 51 long-term drinking water advisories in effect. This compares with the department’s last update in March which cited 58 long-term advisories in effect.

Read the full government statement.

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