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Iqaluit residents detecting smell of fuel in their drinking water…again

Iqaluit is back in the news again, and for the same reason it made headlines in early October.

Walkerton – once home to negative headlines – boasts milestone in water safety training

The Ontario town that made international headlines almost 22 years ago when its tainted water resulted in the deaths of seven people and the illnesses of thousands of others, is making headlines of another sort.

Missed UV treatment prompts Vernon, B.C. to issue precautionary water advisory

An air valve failed Sunday at a water main, initiating the issue. Tap water was consequently turned off to hundreds of customers in the affected area in order for a fix to be made.

MP initiates petition to have Bradford Bypass designated for federal impact assessment

Aurora-Oak Ridges-Richmond Hill MP Leah Taylor Roy is sponsoring a petition to have the federal government designate the Bradford Bypass for a federal impact assessment, noting concerns of groundwater contamination and loss of habitat in the project.

Reintroduction of fluoride in Windsor water system gets mixed reactions

Although the measure has been applauded by the acting medical officer of health for Windsor-Essex, who says fluoride is beneficial to dental health, Fluoride Free Canada has opposed the move.
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Our changing groundwater: the impact of climate change

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Nightmare in the North

Nightmare in the North: a timeline of Iqaluit’s water emergency

The past few months were a trying time for residents of Nunavut’s capital city. The roughly 8,000 residents of Iqaluit were caught in the midst of a water crisis that had its beginnings in early October. » Read more