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Oil spill of more than 20,000 litres in Sault Ste. Marie prompts drinking water advisory

Some of spill entered wastewater system

June 10, 2022  By Ground Water Canada

A significant oil spill in Sault Ste. Marie has prompted a drinking water advisory from Algoma Public Health. At this time, the municipal water supply remains unaffected, but some of the more than 20,000 litres of a heavy machinery lubrication oil that spilled Thursday into the St. Marys River, entered the city’s wastewater system. The spill from Algoma Steel is being cleaned up. CTV News report | READ MORE

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