MPP, Water Wells First and OGWA call on Ontario government to keep well water testing promises

Excessive sediment, problematic gases and potentially infection-causing biofilm are among problems plaguing water-well owners in the Chatham-Kent area of Ontario. Here a cup of water at the farm of Dave Lusk shows sediment that has made his well water non-potable and regularly clogs his filtration system.

Excessive sediment, problematic gases and potentially infection-causing biofilm are among problems plaguing water-well owners in the Chatham-Kent area of Ontario. Here a cup of water at the farm of Dave Lusk shows sediment that has made his well water non-potable and regularly clogs his filtration system. Photo courtesy of Ground Water Canada

Families depending on water wells in the Chatham-Kent area for their water
supply travelled to Queens Park to pressure the provincial government
to investigate the sediments polluting the area’s water wells.

NDP Member of Provincial Parliament Taras Natyshack held a news conference on June 5 at Queen’s Park with representatives of the families that struggle to use contaminated water wells.

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