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 January 23, 2020, there were 30 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
Bear River Bear River Bear River Band Office Semi-Public Water System BWA 2019/11/25 2020/01/20 Unknown Yes
Mushuau Innu Natuashish Natuashish Public Water System BWA 2020/01/07 None 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
All short-term drinking water advisories have been lifted.

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 2020/01/14 2020/01/17 1001-5000 people Yes
Big Grassy Big Grassy Big Grassy Public Water System BWA 2019/08/13 None 101-500 people Yes
Deer Lake Deer Lake Deer Lake Public Water System BWA 2019/10/15 None 501-1000 people Yes
Fort Severn Fort Severn Fort Severn Public Water System BWA 2019/02/04 None 101-500 people 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 2019/10/07 None 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 Nation of the Thames Oneida Oneida Public Water System BWA 2019/09/26 None 1001-5000 people Yes
Sheguiandah Sheguiandah Sheguiandah Public Water System BWA 2019/08/12 None 0-100 people No

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
Cross Lake Cross Lake Cross Lake Saggitawak Public Water System BWA 2020/01/07 2020/01/11 1001-5000 people Yes
Dakota Tipi Dakota Tipi Dakota Tipi Public Water System BWA 2020/01/13 None 101-500 people Yes
Fox Lake Fox Lake Fox Lake Public Water System BWA 2019/12/09 2020/01/16 101-500 people Yes
Lake Manitoba Lake Manitoba Lake Manitoba Jordan's Principle Building Semi Public Well BWA 2019/06/13 None Unknown Yes
Little Saskatchewan Little Saskatchewan Little Saskatchewan Band Office Semi-Public Water System BWA 2019/09/26 None Unknown Yes
Mathias Colomb Pukatawagan Mathias Colomb Townsite Public Water System BWA 2019/10/03 None 1001-5000 people Yes
Peguis Peguis Peguis Public Water System BWA 2019/10/21 None 1001-5000 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 2019/12/17 2020/01/10 101-500 people Yes
Tootinaowaziibeeng Treaty Reserve Tootinaowaziibeeng Tootinaowaziibeeng Public Water System BWA 2020/01/17 None 501-1000 people Yes
York Factory York Factory York Factory Public Water System BWA 2020/01/16 None 101-500 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
Cumberland House Cree Nation Pemmican Portage Subdivision Pemmican Portage Public Water System BWA 2020/01/09 None 501-1000 people Yes
English River First Nation Wapachewunak 192D Wapachewunak 192D Public Water System BWA 2020/01/20 None 501-1000 people Yes
James Smith Cree Nation James Smith James Smith Public Water System BWA 2019/09/16 2020/01/10 1001-5000 people Yes
Muskowekwan Muskowekwan Muskowekwan Public Water System BWA 2020/01/13 None 101-500 people Yes
Onion Lake Onion Lake Seekaskootch No.119 Public Water System BWA 2020/01/23 None 0-100 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
Red Earth Cree Nation Carrot River #29A Red Earth Public Water System BWA 2019/11/26 2019/12/19 501-1000 people Yes
Red Earth Cree Nation Carrot River #29A Red Earth Public Water System BWA 2020/01/07 None 501-1000 people Yes
Wahpeton Dakota Nation Wahpeton Dakota Nation Wahpeton Dakota Nation Public Water System BWA 2019/03/06 2019/12/19 101-500 people Yes
Witchekan Lake Witchekan Lake Witchekan Lake Public Water System BWA 2019/12/31 2020/01/08 101-500 people Yes
Zagime Anishinabek (formerly Sakimay First Nation) Grenfell Beach Resort Grenfell Beach Resort Public 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
Blood Blood Gladstone Community Hall Semi-Public Water System BWA 2019/10/04 None Unknown Yes
Cold Lake Cold Lake Beaver River Gas Bar Semi-Public Water System (LeGoff #149) BWA 2019/05/08 None Unknown No
Little Red River Cree Nation Garden River Garden River Public Water System BWA 2020/01/13 None 501-1000 people Yes
Little Red River Cree Nation Fox Lake Fox Lake Public Water System BWA 2020/01/09 2020/01/15 501-1000 people Yes
TallCree First Nation Tallcree-South Tallcree South Tallcree Public Water System BWA 2020/01/11 None 101-500 people Yes

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