Saskatchewan city shuts down water intake due to Husky Energy oil slick

The Canadian Press/Jeff McIntosh
The Canadian Press/Jeff McIntosh

By The Canadian Press, July 22, 2016 

City has 3-day supply of water in its reservoirs and water tower

The Saskatchewan city of North Battleford shut down its water intake plant Friday because of a major pipeline oil spill.

Stewart Schafer, the city’s director of operations, said an oil slick was detected downstream from the city on the North Saskatchewan River.

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