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Petition calls for faster timeline for the replacement of Regina’s lead pipes

Group want timeline reduced from 15 to five years


February 23, 2022
By Ground Water Canada

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Regina – A program to replace lead pipe in the Saskatchewan capital has been given a 15-year timeline for completion, but a group of residents say it needs to be sped up considerably. Getting the lead out of the city’s drinking water needs to be a higher priority, the group says. A petition has been launched in hopes of getting the city to move faster. As of last May, there were an estimated 3,600 city-owned lead service connections still in place. Global News report | READ MORE