Levels of fuel oil entered water system in Iqaluit: Ministry of Health

On Saturday January 15th, the Ministry of Health of the Government of Nunavut announced that there were levels of fuel oil discovered in the water system in the Capitol of Iqaluit..

In a Public Service Announcement the Ministry of Health said, "However, those levels are below the Health Canada Drinking Water values for health."

Officials previously told residents not to drink the tap water in October of 2021, following complaints that it smelled of fuel.