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Vancouver Island communities concerned about asbestos getting into drinking water

Asbestos cement pipes reaching the end of their lifespans might leach asbestos, they fear

March 29, 2023  By Ground Water Canada

Vancouver Island – There is concern among some on the island about the safety of their drinking water as asbestos cement pipes installed decades ago are reaching the end of their lifespans. They fear the asbestos might leach into the water supply. Although inhaling asbestos has been proven to cause cancer, the jury is still out about how ingesting or drinking it might affect human health. CTV News report | READ MORE

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