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Newfoundland town faces water system challenges due to its infrastructure

Breaks in plastic pipe water mains are difficult to locate and require extensive repairs

June 12, 2023  By Ground Water Canada

Port Aux Basques, NL – Unexpected breaks in its water system infrastructure has left the seaside town with an ongoing challenge. Plastic water main pipe, for example, has made breaks difficult to locate when compared with concrete or cast iron. The town’s manager says when plastic pipe is compromised, breaks tend to be more catastrophic and require more work in repairs. Penticton Herald report | READ MORE

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