Thousands of Nova Scotians at risk of lead exposure from wells: investigative report

Lyndsay Armstrong, Megan O’Toole with the University of King’s College, Elizabeth McSheffrey and Zane Woodford with the Star Halifax – Global News
November 04, 2019
By Lyndsay Armstrong, Megan O’Toole with the University of King’s College, Elizabeth McSheffrey and Zane Woodford with the Star Halifax – Global News
Halifax – Sampling data collected as part of a national investigation by media outlets and universities across Canada indicates hundreds of thousands of Canadians are exposed to lead in their tap water. In Nova Scotia, the findings suggest widespread exceedances of lead amid lax government oversight of private well water and a lack of public awareness about the health risks. Global News reports. | READ MORE

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