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Two-thirds of Prince George, B.C.’s water mains made with asbestos cement

City currently doesn't test for asbestos in its drinking water supply

March 31, 2023  By Ground Water Canada

Prince George, B.C. – An investigation by CTV’s W5 into communities whose water mains are made with asbestos cement (AC) has generated plenty of discussion about drinking water safety. Prince George ranks second among Canadian municipalities with the highest percentage of AC pipes from 85 communities investigated by W5. According to the report, two-thirds of the city’s water mains are made with AC. Prince George currently doesn’t test for asbestos in its water. Prince George Citizen report | READ MORE

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