Water in First Nations communities
Find out how the Government of Canada works with First Nations to end long-term drinking water advisories and improve water and wastewater systems on reserve.
Courts approve settlement agreement
The Federal Court (FC) and the Court of Queen's Bench of Manitoba (MBQB) issued a joint decision approving an agreement to settle class-action litigation related to safe drinking water in First Nations communities:
Services and information
Water projects, remaining advisories by community, training, operations and investments
Learn about progress in ending long-term drinking water advisories on reserve.
Learn about short-term drinking water advisories in First Nations communities south of the 60th parallel.
Learn about different types of drinking water advisories in First Nations communities.
Learn how the responsibility for providing water on reserve is shared between First Nations and the Government of Canada.
Find out how First Nation community operators get trained through the Circuit Rider Training Program.
Find protocols, guidelines and the policy for water and wastewater systems in First Nations communities.
Learn how the Government of Canada works with First Nation communities to ensure effective monitoring of water quality.
Learn about wastewater in First Nation communities.
An annual award recognizing the contribution of a First Nation to clean and safe drinking water.
Follow this step-by-step checklist on how to visually inspect your well.
This act allows the Government of Canada and First Nations to develop federal regulations to ensure clean water.
- Government of Canada announces $1.5 billion in new investments for clean drinking water in First Nations communities
- Government of Canada congratulates Circuit Rider Training Program Coordinator from Wendake, recipient of the 2020 National First Nations Water Leadership Award
- Atlantic First Nations Water Authority and Canada sign framework agreement to facilitate the transfer of responsibility for water and wastewater services