Coordinated response helped quickly restore Fort McMurray’s drinking water


The water system recovery plan was based on similar work following the wildfire in 2016. This latest river flooding caused contaminated water to enter treated water clearwells and disseminate throughout the water distribution network. This necessitated a recovery method that focused on disinfection of any possible biological pathogens.

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