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Residents concerned over consultant’s report that states treated effluent going into lake won’t impact drinking water

Potential rise in phosphorus levels also concerning

September 26, 2022  By Ground Water Canada

Fall River, N.S. – Although a consultant’s review has concluded that treated effluent water going into Lake Thomas will have no measurable impact on drinking water at the intake pipe, some local residents aren’t so sure. One resident says she can’t trust the system, implying it could fail and negatively impact drinking water from her taps. She argued the Halifax Regional Municipality is ignoring the potential for increased phosphorus levels from effluent water. The Laker News report | READ MORE

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