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Shawinigan residents becoming increasingly frustrated by breakdown of new water filtration plant

People have been boiling their water for months


April 4, 2022
By Ground Water Canada

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Shawinigan, Que. – The city’s new $43-million water filtration plant, which came online in January, has been problematic for months, forcing local residents to boil their drinking water. Residents have been complaining to the city, but its mayor says he can’t provide much information because legal action is being considered. Problems at the Lac à la Pêche station became apparent when filtering membranes became clogged with organic matter and water treatment chemicals. CBC News report | READ MORE