Removal of Historic Fuel Tank – Source of Water Treatment Plant Contamination
The City has successfully removed the historic fuel storage tank adjacent to the water treatment
plant, under the direction of Qikiqtaaluk Environment al The City’s Engineering consultant, WSP,
has been providing the technical guidance in this ongoing water emergency.
“The identification and subsequent removal of the historical tank is a relief. It is reassuring that the
source of contamination has been removed. This is an important milestone in resolving the issues
our community is f acing, as a result of the water quality emergency.”
-Amy Elgersma, CAO
While the removal of the tank is an important step in the remediation process, residents are
reminded that the Do Not Consume Advisory remains in place until further notice.
Enclosed you will find photographic documentation of the historic fuel storage tank removal.
Communications and Customer Service Manager
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