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North End Water Pollution Control Centre (NEWPCC) plant shutdown
September 19, 2002 press release
North End Water Pollution Control Centre operating again
The North End Water Pollution Control Centre is back in service. The first of six pumps was running at midnight, and the second pump was working by 1:30 a.m. Barry MacBride, Director of the City's Water and Waste Department says, "Starting at 1:46 a.m., we started to see a gradual reduction in the amount of sewage discharged to the river, and by approximately 5:00 a.m. this morning, all discharges to the river had ceased."
Repairs efforts are continuing on the remaining four motors and instrumentation. Test results on the Red River continue to show that the oxygen levels in the river water remain adequate to support healthy aquatic life. MacBride says, "We will continue to test and monitor river water quality on a daily basis."
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