Rankin Inlet’s rickety water infrastructure raises worries – Nunatsiaqonline.ca

November 14, 2017

“The design of the system does not meet current codes and standards, nor does it meet the current and future water needs of the hamlet”

The shoddy shape of Rankin Inlet’s water treatment and distribution system poses “many health and safety risks that must be addressed in the near future,” warns a Government of Nunavut report.

That’s from a request for proposals issued Nov. 10 by the territorial government, which is seeking ideas for how best to replace the aging water treatment and distribution infrastructure that supports the Kivalliq community of about 2,850 people.

Risks identified by the report include:

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