In Fort McMurray, Alta., the cost of treating ash-tainted water in its drinking-water system increased dramatically after a 2016 wildfire
Eleven cities across Canada underwent 12,000 tests since 2014, one third exceeded the national safety guideline.
Officials haven’t determined the source of the chemicals.
Quebec City manufacturer will provide two membrane bioreactors and one reverse osmosis system.
Overload has fed harmful algae blooms that have fouled drinking water and killed fish.
Report suggests pipeline rupture could seep into a number of the province’s waterways.
Environmental conference warns less rain, less water in reservoirs while rising sea levels could contaminate supplies.