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Nunavik residents experiencing yellow water for half the year when local river freezes

Residents describe water as "pee-ish"

May 23, 2024  By Ground Water Canada

Aupaluk, Que. – For about six months of the year, local residents are seeing “yellow, pee-ish water” coming from their taps. Clean drinking water is available during the warmer months when it is drawn from a nearby river. When it freezes in the winter, however, as much water as possible is pumped into a water tower, but the quality isn’t the same. CBC News report | READ MORE

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