‘Key’ dig begins in bid to clean river

pg16-n-sewerOttawa Riverkeeper Meredith Brown, shown on the river's shore near the Rideau Canal headlocks, said untreated water adds pathogens and viruses to the river that pose a public health risk. Brea Elford, Centretown NewsThe City of Ottawa is set to begin construction on a major project to help preserve the Ottawa River: an enhanced system of giant pipes and tanks designed to prevent raw sewage from reaching the waterway.

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