Iqaluit officials won’t say if they probed diesel smell at water plant – Nunatsiaq News

Dec 23, 2021

Health Department inspector recommended city hire a consultant after fumes permeated plant in October

City officials will not say if they followed a Department of Health recommendation to investigate whether a strong smell of diesel at the water treatment plant in October was caused by reported fuel odours in the city’s water supply.

Nunatsiaq News reported in December that an “unbearable” smell of diesel drove a Department of Health environmental officer from the water treatment plant during an inspection on Oct. 8.

Wilfred Ntiamoah was there that day to investigate reports at the time that treated city water smelled of fuel.

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