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 July 9, 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
Eskasoni Eskasoni Eskasoni Public Water System Castle Bay BWA 2020/06/20 2020/07/03 1001-5000 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 / Lac Simon Lac Simon SIM Public Water System BWA 2020/07/01 2020/07/08 1001-5000 people Yes
Algonquine / Timiskaming Timiskaming First Nation TFN Public Water System BWA 2020/07/01 2020/07/03 501-1000 people Yes
Algonquine / Timiskaming Timiskaming First Nation TFN Public Water System BWA 2020/07/08 None 501-1000 people Yes
Innu / Matimekush - Lac John Matimekush MAT Public Water System BWA 2020/06/12 None 501-1000 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
Bearskin Lake Bearskin Lake Bearskin Lake Nursing Station Semi Private Water System - (Non-Transient) BWA 2020/02/26 None 0-100 people Yes
Deer Lake Deer Lake Deer Lake Public Water System BWA 2019/10/15 None 501-1000 people Yes
Iskatewizaagegan Shoal Lake #39 Shoal Lake #39 Public Water System BWA 2020/03/18 None 101-500 people Yes
Mishkeegogamang Mishkeegogamang 63B Public Water System BWA 2019/10/07 None 1001-5000 people Yes
Mitaanjigamiing Mitaanjigamiing Mitaanjigamiing Public Water System BWA 2020/05/15 None 0-100 people Yes
Naicatchewenin Naicatchewenin Naicatchewenin Public Water System BWA 2020/05/13 None 101-500 people Yes
North Caribou Lake North Caribou Lake North Caribou Lake Public Water System BWA 2020/03/03 None 501-1000 people Yes
Ojibway Nation of Saugeen Saugeen Multiplex Semi-Public Water System - Non-Transient BWA 2020/02/27 None Unknown No
Oneida Nation of the Thames Oneida Oneida Public Water System BWA 2019/09/26 None 1001-5000 people Yes
Zhiibaahaasing Zhiibaahaasing Zhiibaahaasing Private Water System BWA 2020/06/11 None 0-100 people No
Zhiibaahaasing Zhiibaahaasing Zhiibaahaasing Non-Transient Semi Public Water System BWA 2020/06/11 None Unknown 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
Little Saskatchewan Little Saskatchewan Little Saskatchewan Band Office Semi-Public Water System BWA 2019/09/26 None Unknown Yes
Northlands Dene Northlands Northlands Public Water System BWA 2020/03/11 None 501-1000 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
Swan Lake Swan Lake Swan Lake Health Center/ Seniors 8-Plex Semi-Public Water System-Non Transient BWA 2020/06/22 None 0-100 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
Big Island Lake Big Island Lake Big Island Lake Public Water System BWA 2020/06/30 None 501-1000 people Yes
Ministikwan Lake Cree Nation Ministikwan Lake Ministikwan No. 161 / Ministikwan Lake Public Water System BWA 2020/03/09 None 501-1000 people Yes
Montreal Lake Cree Nation & Lac La Ronge Indian Band Little Red River Montreal Lake No. 106B Little Red River Public Water System BWA 2020/04/23 None 501-1000 people Yes
Pasqua Pasqua Pasqua No. 79 / Pasqua Public Water System BWA 2020/05/22 None 501-1000 people Yes
Pelican Lake Pelican Lake Pelican Lake Public Water System BWA 2020/07/08 None 101-500 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 Pelican Narrows Pelican Narrows Public Water System BWA 2020/07/08 None 101-500 people Yes
Peter Ballantyne Cree Nation Southend Southend Public Water System BWA 2020/07/05 None 501-1000 people Yes
Thunderchild Turtle Lake Turtle Lake Public Water System BWA 2020/07/05 None 0-100 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 Standoff Public Water System BWA 2020/07/02 None 101-500 people Yes
Little Red River Cree Nation - Fox Lake Fox Lake Fox Lake Public Water Supply BWA 2020/07/01 2020/07/09 101-500 people Yes
Tallcree North Tallcree North Tallcree Public Water Supply BWA 2020/06/25 2020/07/09 101-500 people Yes
Whitefish Lake #128 Band (Goodfish) Whitefish Lake #128 Band (Goodfish) Goodfish Lake Public Water Supply #1 BWA 2020/06/27 None 0-100 people Yes

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