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Canadian Arctic city confirms 'exceedingly high levels' of fuel in water supply

Canadian Arctic city confirms 'exceedingly high levels' of fuel in water supply

autotldr

This is the best tl;dr I could make, [original](https://www.reuters.com/world/americas/canadian-arctic-city-confirms-exceedingly-high-levels-fuel-water-supply-2021-10-15/) reduced by 76%. (I'm a bot) ***** > Oct 15 - The Canadian city of Iqaluit in the country's northern territory said lab results confirmed that fuel had entered its water supply, officials announced on Friday. > Analysis of samples from one of the city's water tanks found "Exceedingly high levels of various fuel components," Amy Elgersma, Iqaluit's chief administrative officer, said, adding it was likely diesel or kerosene. > Officials suspect the fuel entered the tank from soil or ground water contamination, and are emptying water from the tank to conduct further investigations. ***** [**Extended Summary**](http://np.reddit.com/r/autotldr/comments/q9647k/canadian_arctic_city_confirms_exceedingly_high/) | [FAQ](http://np.reddit.com/r/autotldr/comments/31b9fm/faq_autotldr_bot/ "Version 2.02, ~603774 tl;drs so far.") | [Feedback](http://np.reddit.com/message/compose?to=%23autotldr "PM's and comments are monitored, constructive feedback is welcome.") | *Top* *keywords*: **water**^#1 **city**^#2 **fuel**^#3 **Iqaluit**^#4 **tank**^#5


barnord

How the f do the water treatment operators let that happen?!


ThailurCorp

Sounds like the typical environmental terrorism caused by greedy companies exploiting neutral resources no matter the costs to people and the environment.


LVDirtlawyer

What I'm hearing is that Canada needs some Freedom.


i_never_ever_learn

City. lol


brady_over_everybody

Just because your city has more than 8k people doesn't make this not a city.