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Water treatment plant needs replacement to accommodate growth in Nunavut hamlet

Cost of project estimated at $100 million


February 23, 2022
By Ground Water Canada

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Rankin Inlet, Nunavut – The cost of replacing the hamlet’s water treatment plant is estimated at nearly $100 million, local council was told last week, but growth in the community is largely dependent upon a properly functioning water and sewage system. Coun. Justin Merritt said Rankin Inlet’s mayor needs to maintain pressure on the Nunavut government to come through, adding it’s the community’s No. 1 issue. The hamlet’s utilidor system is said to be already at near capacity. NNSL Media report | READ MORE