Picton issues precautionary boil water advisory after barge fuel leak - Ottawa - CBC News

By Elise Skura, CBC News Ottawa, March 30, 2017

Prince Edward County is warning residents to boil their water after fuel spilled from a partially submerged barge was detected in a sampling line at the Picton-Bloomfield drinking water plant.

On Tuesday night, Prince Edward County's mayor declared a state of emergency because contaminants leaking from the barge were floating close to a water intake pipe.


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