Nitrates Levels in Drinking Water

Rural Islanders are at a disadvantage when it comes to clean drinking water

Andrew Lush
published on Tuesday, July 6th, 2021, in The Guardian

Islanders heartily endorse those governments which ensure the personal health and well-being of all of our residents both rural and urban.

Rural residents are at a distinct disadvantage when it comes to clean drinking water.
Nitrate levels in private well water can be disturbingly high, with the P.E.I. government’s own Open Data Portal ( identifying that between 2014 and 2019, eight per cent of samples taken from private wells were above the US EPA safe level, and many more samples exceeded the safe guideline for feeding to babies.

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