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Indigenous community still without water following December burst pipe that led to diesel contamination

No timeline on restoration of service

January 16, 2023  By Ground Water Canada

Thunder Bay, Ont. – It’s undetermined when water service will be restored to the Wabaseemoong Independent Nations after it was shut off on Dec. 23. A water pipe had burst two days before Christmas inside the building that houses the community’s water reservoir which led to a flood and contamination of water. Diesel became mixed with water during the flood. Many local residents were evacuated from the area while those who have remained are relying on bottled water for their needs. CBC News report | READ MORE

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