Water Situation "Deplorable"

From the Chronicle Journal August 24, 2006 By JIM KELLY

Frank Beardy has a theory that the high rate of cancers among Nishnawbe Aski Nation communities is related to the water residents drink.  Beardy, former chief of Muskrat Dam First Nation, made a presentation Wednesday to the expert panel on safe drinking water for First Nations.

Sewage dilemma for municipal leaders in small communities

Most Canadians don't think twice about flushing their toilet.
But for some Ontario homeowners, controlling their sewage could cost tens of thousands of dollars as the province races to bring many municipalities up to revised codes, and install new sewer infrastructures, in a bid to avoid another tainted water fiasco reminiscent of Walkerton.

See article in The Chronicle Journal


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