Iqaluit working on GN requirements to lift water order – Nunatsiaq News

Nov 18, 2021

Staff hasn’t given a timeline for when work will be complete

The Department of Health has set out several requirements the City of Iqaluit must meet before people in the city can start drinking their tap water again.

It’s been nearly five weeks since the territorial government issued a do-not-consume water advisory following the discovery of fuel contamination at the Iqaluit’s water treatment plant.

The list is extensive, with a number of measures meant to demonstrate not only that the water is safe to drink, but that city staff understand how fuel got into the water treatment plant and what work is needed to scrub it out.

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