Short-term drinking water advisories

Find short-term drinking water advisories in First Nations communities south of 60.

Advisories by region

A short-term drinking water advisory means there is a temporary water quality issue on a specific water system. As of August 21, 2019, there were 47 short-term DWAs in place. More details about these drinking water advisories are listed by region below:

Drinking water advisories in British Columbia and within the Saskatoon Tribal Council are not in the tables given here. Please contact British Columbia or the Saskatoon Tribal Council directly for more details on drinking water advisories in their areas.

Atlantic
First Nation Community System name Type of advisory Date set (YYYY/MM/DD) Date revoked (YYYY/MM/DD) Population Infrastructure financially supported by ISC
Pabineau Pabineau Pabineau Public Water System BWA 2019/08/06 2019/08/16 101-500 people Yes
Potlotek Potlotek Potlotek Public Water System BWA 2019/08/08 2019/08/13 501-1000 people Yes
Quebec
First Nation Community System name Type of advisory Date set (YYYY/MM/DD) Date revoked (YYYY/MM/DD) Population Infrastructure financially supported by ISC
Algonquine/Kipawa Kipawa (Eagle Village) KIP Public Water System BWA 2019/07/29 2019/08/01 0-100 people Yes
Algonquine/Kitcisakik Kitcisakik (Grand-Lac-Victoria) GLV Public Water System BWA 2019/07/30 None 101-500 people Yes
Innu / Matimekush-Lac John Matimekush MAT Public Water System BWA 2019/08/12 None 501-1000 people Yes
Innu / Mashteuiatsh Mashteuiatsh MAS Public Water System (Only Mahikan, Mashk, Utshek, Atshikash, Petauansh, Uapistan, Amishk, Uapakalu, Pileu and Uapileu Roads) BWA 2019/08/12 None 1001-5000 people Yes
Ontario
First Nation Community System Name Type of Advisory Date Set (YYYY/MM/DD) Date Revoked (YYYY/MM/DD) Population Infrastructure financially supported by ISC
Anishnaabeg of Naongashiing Big Island Big Island Public Water System BWA 2019/02/15 None 101-500 people Yes
Attawapiskat Attawapiskat Attawapiskat Public Water System BWA 2019/07/29 None 1001-5000 people Yes
Big Grassy Big Grassy Big Grassy Public Water System BWA 2019/08/13 None 101-500 people Yes
Biigtigong Nishnaabeg Pic River Pic River Public Water system (Biidaaban Healing Lodge Only) BWA 2018/11/15 None Unknown Yes
Chippewas of Nawash Cape Croker Cape Croker Public Water System BWA 2019/01/21 None 501-1000 people Yes
Fort Severn Fort Severn Fort Severn Public Water System BWA 2019/02/04 None 101-500 people Yes
Iskatewizaagegan #39 Independent Nation Shoal Lake #39 Shoal Lake #39 Public Water System BWA 2019/07/11 2019/07/30 101-500 people Yes
Kee-Way-Win Keewaywin Keewaywin Public Water System BWA 2019/07/18 2019/08/13 501-1000 people Yes
Lac La Croix Lac La Croix Lac La Croix Public Water System BWA 2019/07/02 2019/08/15 101-500 people Yes
Lac Seul Pelican Falls High School Pelican Falls High School Public Water System BWA 2019/07/31 2019/08/14 Unknown Yes
Mishkeegogamang Mishkeegogamang 63A (Ten Houses) Public Water System BWA 2019/06/10 None 101-500 people Yes
Mishkeegogamang Mishkeegogamang 63B Public Water System BWA 2019/06/13 2019/08/19 1001-5000 people Yes
Nigigoonsiminikaaning Nigigoonsiminikaaning Nigigoonsiminikaaning Public Water System BWA 2019/02/05 None 101-500 people Yes
North Spirit Lake North Spirit Lake North Spirit Lake Public Water System BWA 2019/04/05 None 101-500 people Yes
Oneida of the Thame Oneida Oneida Public Water System BWA 2019/08/01 2019/08/07 1001-5000 people Yes
Pikangikum Pikangikum Pikangikum Public Water System BWA 2019/07/15 2019/08/01 1001-5000 people Yes
Sachigo Lake Sachigo Lake Sachigo Lake Public Water System BWA 2018/10/19 None 101-500 people Yes
Sheguiandah Sheguiandah Sheguiandah Private Water System BWA 2019/08/12 None 0-100 people No
Wabigoon Lake Ojibway Nation Wabigoon Wabigoon Public Water System BWA 2019/06/15 None 101-500 people Yes
Wapekeka Wapekeka Wapekeka Public Water System BWA 2019/06/13 2019/07/12 101-500 people Yes
Manitoba
First Nation Community System Name Type of Advisory Date Set (YYYY/MM/DD) Date Revoked (YYYY/MM/DD) Population Infrastructure financially supported by ISC
Lake Manitoba Lake Manitoba Lake Manitoba Jordan's Principle Building Semi Public Well BWA 2019/06/13 None Unknown Yes
Nisichawayasihk Cree Nation Nelson House Nelson House Public Water System BWA 2019/08/07 None 0-100 people Yes
Sapotawayak Sapotawayak (Shoal River) Sapotawayak Public Water System BWA 2019/07/10 None 501-1000 people Yes
Sayisi Dene Tadoule Lake Tadoule Lake Public Water System BWA 2019/07/25 None 101-500 people Yes
Shamattawa Shamattawa Shamattawa Public Water System BWA 2018/12/06 None 1001-5000 people Yes
York Landing York Landing York Factory Public Water System BWA 2019/07/30 2019/08/17 501-1000 people Yes
Saskatchewan
First Nation Community System Name Type of Advisory Date Set (YYYY/MM/DD) Date Revoked (YYYY/MM/DD) Population Infrastructure financially supported by ISC
Carry the Kettle Nakoda Nation Carry the Kettle Nakoda Nation Carry the Kettle Public Water System BWA 2019/03/02 None 501-1000 people Yes
Cumberland House Cree Nation Pemmican Portage, Mameek Sub-division, and New Sub-division Pemmican Portage Public Water System BWA 2019/08/19 None 501-1000 people Yes
Cumberland House Cree Nation Reserve Centre Reserve Centre Public Water System BWA 2019/08/19 None 0-100 people Yes
English River La Plonge La Plonge Public Water System BWA 2019/07/08 2019/08/02 101-500 people Yes
English River First Nation Patuanak Wapachewunak No. 192D Public Water System BWA 2019/07/16 2019/08/02 501-1000 people Yes
Hatchet Lake Hatchet Lake Hatchet Lake Public Water System BWA 2019/08/03 2019/08/07 1001-2000 people Yes
Hatchet Lake Hatchet Lake Hatchet Lake Public Water System BWA 2019/08/20 None 1001-2000 people Yes
Little Pine Little Pine Little Pine Public Water System BWA 2018/11/14 None 501-1000 people Yes
Makwa Sahgaiehcan Makwa Sahgaiehcan Makwa Sahgaiehcan Public Water System BWA 2019/08/16 None 1001-2000 people Yes
Ministikwan Lake Cree Nation Ministikwan Ministikwan Public Water System BWA 2019/06/25 None 501-1000 people Yes
Montreal Lake Montreal Lake – Old Subdivision Montreal Lake Cree Nation Public Water System BWA 2019/07/31 2019/08/06 101-500 people Yes
Mosquito, Grizzly Bear's Head, Lean Man First Nation Mosquito, Grizzly Bear's Head, Lean Man First Nation Mosquito, Grizzly Bear's Head, Lean Man First Nation Public Water System BWA 2019/05/05 2019/05/09 501-1000 people Yes
Peter Ballantyne Cree Nation Chief Joseph Custer Reserve Chief Joseph Custer Reserve Public Water System BWA 2019/08/20 None 0-100 people Yes
Peter Ballantyne Cree Nation Kinoosao Kinoosao Thomas Clarke Public Water System BWA 2019/04/11 None 0-100 people Yes
Piapot Piapot Piapot Public Water System BWA 2018/10/30 None 501-1000 people Yes
Red Earth Cree Nation Red Earth Cree Nation Red Earth Cree Nation Public Water System BWA 2019/05/07 None 1001-5000 people Yes
Sturgeon Lake Sturgeon Lake Sturgeon Lake Public Water System BWA 2019/08/01 2019/08/09 1001-5000 people Yes
Thunderchild Thunderchild — Turtle Lake Turtle Lake Public Water System BWA 2019/07/31 2019/08/03 0-100 people Yes
Wahpeton Dakota Nation Wahpeton Dakota Nation Wahpeton Dakota Nation Public Water System BWA 2019/03/06 None 101-500 people Yes
Zagime Anishinabek (formerly Sakimay First Nation) Grenfell Beach Resort Grenfell Beach Resort Private Water System BWA 2019/08/02 None 0-100 people No

DWAs for Saskatoon Tribal Council communities are not included in the above numbers. For more information on DWAs in these communities, contact the Saskatoon Tribal Council.

Alberta
First Nation Community System name Type of advisory Date set (YYYY/MM/DD) Date revoked (YYYY/MM/DD) Population Infrastructure financially supported by ISC
Alexis Alexis Alexis Public Water System BWA 2019/07/08 None 1001-5000 people Yes
Bigstone Cree Nation Bigstone Kapaskwatinak Cultural Education Center (Sandy Lakes Youth Camp) Semi-Public Water Supply BWA 2019/08/12 None 0-100 people Yes
Beaver Beaver-Boyer River Rocky Lane Public Water Supply BWA 2019/08/10 None 0-100 people Yes
Beaver Lake Cree Nation Beaver Lake Busy Beaver Store Semi-Public Water System BWA 2019/08/21 None 0-100 personnes No
Blood Blood Standoff Public Water System (rural water line only — Centrelease) BWA 2019/07/25 None 101-500 people Yes
Blood Blood St. Paul's Public Water System BWA 2019/08/08 2019/08/15 0-100 people Yes
Cold Lake Cold Lake Beaver River Gas Bar Semi-Public Water System (LeGoff #149) BWA 2019/05/08 None 0-100 people No
Dene Tha Bushe River Bushe Food & Gas Cistern Semi Public Water System BWA 2019/07/04 None 0-100 people No
Dene Tha Bushe River Four Chief Complex Semi Public Water System BWA 2019/07/12 None Unknown Yes
Dene Tha Bushe River Winbert Didzena Memorial Center Semi-Public Water System BWA 2019/06/17 None Unknown No
Little Red River Cree Nation- Garden River Garden River Garden River Public Water System BWA 2019/08/15 None 501-1000 people Yes
Woodland Cree-Marten Lake Woodland Cree Marten Lake Community Hall Semi-Public Water System BWA 2019/08/16 None Unknown Yes
Stoney Stoney-Bighorn Bighorn Health Center Semi-Public Water System BWA 2019/08/16 None Unknown Yes
Sucker Creek Sucker Creek Ray`s Gas Bar Semi-Public Water System BWA 2019/07/31 None Unknown No
Sucker Creek Sucker Creek Multipurpose Complex and Health Centre Semi-Public Water System BWA 2019/08/02 2019/08/19 Unknown No
Tsuut'ina Tsuut'ina West Tsuut'ina West Public Water System BWA 2019/08/14 None 0-100 people Yes

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