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Update: Fuel Spill
- October 22, 2021

Update regarding Highway 11 fuel tanker collision/spill:

After the collision yesterday Ministry of Environment officials were on scene distributing information to residents that were potentially impacted by the fuel spill. Ministry officials are on scene again today and sampling will be taking place to evaluate any impacts to local water sources. If you can smell fuel in your tap water, contact the Ministry of Environment, Conservation and Parks at (705)497-6865. If you don’t smell fuel in your water and haven’t been contacted by the Ministry but still want to test your water out of an abundance of caution test kits are available at a cost from Near North Labs, located at 191 Booth Rd, #11 in North Bay.

The municipality will continue to be in contact with ministry officials and will update this post as new information becomes available.


The Municipality of Powassan
250 Clark Street PO Box 250 Powassan, ON P0H 1Z0 | Phone: 705-724-2813 | Fax: 705-724-5533 |

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