Brown tap water has members of Potlotek boiling over – but really, would you use this water?

Frustration over poor water quality boiling over in Potlotek First Nation.

Trina Roache
APTN National News
For decades, the Mi’kmaq who live in Potlotek First Nation in Nova Scotia have struggled with poor water – from boil water advisories to muddy water coming out of the taps.

Indigenous Affairs is working on a fix but not fast enough for the community.

And now frustration is boiling over.

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Trina Roache brings 18 years of journalistic experience to APTN Investigates. A member of the Glooscap First Nation in unceded Mi’kmaw territory, Trina has covered Indigenous issues from politics to land protection, treaty rights and more. In 2014, Trina won the Journalists for Human Rights/CAJ award for her series on Jordan’s Principle. She was nominated again in 2017 for a series on healthcare issues in the remote Labrador community of Black Tickle. Trina’s favorite placed is behind the camera, and is honoured when the people living the story, trust her to tell it.