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Iqaluit awards $800,000 contract to company to clean up contaminated water tanks

Contamination led to months-long water crisis

July 28, 2022  By Ground Water Canada

Iqaluit, Nunavut – The task of cleaning three contaminated underground water tanks at the city’s water treatment plant has been awarded to Tower Arctic Ltd. at a cost of $800,000. The tanks were contaminated by fuel, leading to a water crisis in the community that spanned the fall and winter months. It is believed the contamination originated from an old fuel tank with fuel entering the water treatment plant. Nunatsiaq News report | READ MORE

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