Reserves Will Have Clean Water, Finally!

Posted on Saturday, October 29 at 00:47 by whelan costen
In 2001, Indian Affairs found that nearly one-third of 740 water systems tested in native communities posed a potential high risk of poor water quality. Only 25 per cent were in the low- or no-risk category, the study reported. The results were confirmed by the federal Auditor-General. The Prime Minister's words Friday come on the heels of a health crisis on the Kashechewan reserve in northern Ontario, near James Bay, where the potential of E. coli poisoning meant drinking water had to be heavily chlorinated.

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