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Fuel smell in Iqaluit’s water likely caused by breach in city’s water system

Contamination levels below Health Canada limits


January 20, 2022
By Ground Water Canada

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Iqaluit, Nunavut – A breach in the city’s water system is presumed to be the reason for the recent fuel smell that has forced the temporary shutdown of Iqaluit’s water treatment plant. A bypass system is being used to pump water to residents while a boil-water advisory has been put into effect. The contamination level at the plant is below set Health Canada limits, according to territory’s health department. Global News report | READ MORE