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Iqaluit solves another drinking water setback caused by maintenance at treatment plant


January 7, 2022
By Ground Water Canada

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Iqaluit, Nunavut – Mere days after the Nunavut government lifted its do-not-drink order here in mid-December, measurable amounts of hydrocarbons were found in the city’s treated water tanks. It was learned yesterday, however, that the matter was quickly mitigated following a brief shutdown of the plant and localized flushing. The problem was caused as a result of maintenance work being conducted at the water treatment plant. Nunatsiaq News report | READ MORE