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Water treatment plant failure has town on guard for possible gastrointestinal illness

Cause of failure investigated in Espanola, Ont.

February 3, 2023  By Ground Water Canada

Sudbury, Ont. – Residents of Espanola are being asked to watch for gastrointestinal symptoms in the wake of a mechanical problem at the town’s water treatment plant. The Ontario Clean Water Agency is currently exploring the cause of the mechanical issue which has created an exposure risk for cryptosporidium, an intestinal parasite, affected the municipality’s drinking water. CBC News report | READ MORE

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