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Sewage spill limits clam harvest in Pangnirtung

25 September 2015 

Public Health Advisory

Sewage spill limits clam harvest in Pangnirtung

September 25, 2015

Pangnirtung, NU

The Department of Health is issuing a precautionary health advisory for Pangnirtung because of the recent and ongoing sewage spill.

Residents are advised not to harvest clams from Kingardjuak Point, Aulatsivik Point or any locations within 10 km of Pangnirtung until further notice.

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Media Contact:

Ron Wassink
A/Manager, Communications and Public Relations
Department of Health
867-975-5710
rwassink@gov.nu.ca