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Iqaluit ponders two new potable water sources to meet city’s growing population

Lake Geraldine deemed unreliable, too small

June 27, 2022  By Ground Water Canada

Iqaluit, Nunavut – The city is considering two possible options for a new potable water source, acknowledging its current Lake Geraldine water reservoir is no longer large enough and reliable enough to meet Iqaluit’s population growth. The city is expected to make a decision by the end of summer about a new supply that will come from either Unnamed Lake or Sylvia Grinnell River. City staff recommends the former. A system to collect the water will also need to be selected. CBC News report | READ MORE

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