• The City of Yellowknife acquires its drinking water from the Yellowknife River. Great Slave Lake is also used occasionally.
  • Water treatment system consists of a small system with three treated water wells measuring:
    • Reservoir 1= 4479m3
    • Reservoir 3= 2527m3
    • Reservoir 4= 7227 m3
  • Water is disinfected with gaseous chlorine and liquid fluoride is added.
  • Treated water is trucked to Dettah.
  • Truckfill stations are at pump house 2, pump house 4 and at the garage of the contractor.
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