Infrastructure

Naicam residents are still encouraged to boil drinking water for at least one minute.
Naicam residents are still encouraged to boil drinking water for at least one minute. Aaron Schulze/northeastNOW Staff

Valves fixed, but Naicam still under water advisory

By Aaron Schulze
July 17, 2018 - 2:02pm Updated: July 17, 2018 - 2:41pm

All 10 valves in the Naicam water system have been replaced and everyone has water again. However, residents remain under a water advisory until lab results come back from the Water Security Agency (WSA).

Some cars of the train derailed while those carrying passengers all remained upright.
Some cars of the train derailed while those carrying passengers all remained upright. Submitted photo/Transportation Safety Board

Derailment site cleared but heavy rain sees further suspension of service

By northeastNOW Staff
July 10, 2018 - 5:00pm

VIA rail says the site of the derailment north of Hudson Bay last week is cleared and repaired, although their service through north central Manitoba remains suspended due to heavy rains elsewhere.

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