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Contaminated Soil Testing Casts a Wider Net in Guelph

Date: October 21, 2014 at 00:00

Construction of a water main in the Wellington Street West and Hanlon Parkway area remains at a standstill as engineers with the City of Guelph have ordered a new and expanded round of testing for potentially contaminated soil that could pose a threat to the safety of workers.

The city said the expanded round of testing comes after electromagnetic scans and ground penetrating radar on September 18, revealed seven possible sites along Wellington Street West that could contain large metal objects as well as several smaller metal objects along the water main's projected route.

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