‘Multiple stages of disinfection’ core of Iqaluit water plant improvements – Nunatsiaq News

by ahnationtalk on May 24, 202361 Views

May 24, 2023

City has not yet tallied total cost to upgrade, repair plant

The City of Iqaluit hasn’t yet tallied the cost to clean up and upgrade its water treatment plant after fuel contamination knocked it offline more than a year ago, but officials now boast the plant has one of the most rigorous water testing regimes in North America.

The plant came back online in April after an 18-month cleanup process.

Its operator Peter Martel hosted a guided tour of the facility on May 18.

“The water here — it goes through multiple stages of disinfection at the plant, as compared to in Ontario,” he said.

Martel studied and previously worked in the south.

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