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 June 17, 2021, there were 27 short-term DWAs in place. More details about these drinking water advisories are listed by region below:

Drinking water advisories in the First Nations communities in British Columbia and within the Saskatoon Tribal Council are not in the tables below. Please contact British Columbia's First Nations Health Authority 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
Annapolis Valley Annapolis Valley Annapolis Valley Public Water System (affecting only 6 houses) BWA 2021/06/10 2021/06/11 Unknown Yes
Annapolis Valley Annapolis Valley Annapolis Valley Public Water System BWA 2021/06/15 2021/06/17 101-5000 people Yes
Mushuau Innu Natuashish Natuashish Public Water System BWA 2020/10/21 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
Innu/Ekuanitshit Ekuanitshit EKU Public Water System BWA 2021/06/14 None 501-1000 people Yes
Innu/ Matimekush- Lac John Matimekush MAT Public Water System BWA 2021/05/25 2021/06/08 500-1000 people Yes
Long Point Long Point (Winneway) LPF Public Water System BWA 2021/06/15 2021/06/16 501-1000 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
Big Grassy Big Grassy Big Grassy Public Water System BWA 2021/03/09 None 101-500 people Yes
Kingfisher Kingfisher Lake Kingfisher Lake Public Water System BWA 2021/06/06 2021/06/09 501-1000 people Yes
Lac La Croix Lac La Croix Lac La Croix Public Water System BWA 2021/05/13 None 101-500 people Yes
Mishkeegogamang Mishkeegogamang Ace Lake Public Water System BWA 2020/09/08 None Unknown No
Mishkeegogamang Mishkeegogamang Mishkeegogamang 63B Public Water System BWA 2021/01/07 None 1001-5000 people Yes
Nigigoonsiminkaaning Nigigoonsiminkaaning Nigigoonsiminkaaning Public Water System BWA 2021/04/27 2021/06/09 101-500 people Yes
Northwest Angle No.33 N.W. Angle 33 Dog Paw Dog Paw Public Water System BWA 2021/06/01 None 0-100 people Yes
Ojibways of Onegaming Onegaming Onegaming Public Water System BWA 2021/06/09 2021/06/11 101-500 people Yes
Wunnumin Lake Wunnumin Lake Wunnumin Lake Public Water System BWA 2021/06/01 2021/06/04 501-1000 people Yes
Zhiibaahaasing Zhiibaahaasing Zhiibaahaasing Private Water System BWA 2021/03/08 None 0-100 people No
Zhiibaahaasing Zhiibaahaasing Zhiibaahaasing Non-Transient Semi Public Water System BWA 2020/06/11 2021/06/09 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
Mathias Colomb Pukatawagan Mathias Colomb Townsite Public Water System BWA 2020/09/17 None 1001-5000 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
Ahtahkakoop Cree Nation Ahtahkakoop Ahtahkakoop Public Water System BWA 2021/05/03 None 1001-5000 people Yes
Birch Narrows Dene Nation Turnor Lake 193B Birch Narrows Public Water System BWA 2021/03/16 None 101-500 people Yes
Big River Big River Big River Public Water System BWA 2021/06/09 2021/06/12 501-1000 people Yes
Cumberland House Cree Nation Pemmican Portage Pemmican Portage Public Water System BWA 2021/06/09 2021/06/14 101-500 people Yes
Cumberland House Cree Nation Reserve Centre Reserve Centre Public Water System BWA 2021/06/09 2021/06/14 101-500 people Yes
Cumberland House Cree Nation Pemmican Portage Pemmican Portage Public Water System BWA 2021/06/17 None 101-500 people Yes
Cumberland House Cree Nation Reserve Centre Reserve Centre Public Water System BWA 2021/06/17 None 101-500 people Yes
English River Patuanak Wapachewunak Public Water System BWA 2021/06/14 None 101-500 people Yes
Hatchet Lake Hatchet Lake Lac La Hache Public Water System BWA 2021/05/26 2021/06/14 1001-5000 people Yes
Lac La Ronge Sucker River No. 156 Sucker River Public Water System BWA 2021/05/31

2021/06/03

501-1000 people Yes
Makwa Sahgaiehcan Makwa Sahgaiehcan Makwa Sahgaiehcan Public Water System BWA 2021/05/02 None 0-100 people Yes
Montreal Lake Cree Nation & Lac La Ronge Indian Band Little Red River Little Red River Public Water System BWA 2021/05/28 None 501-1000 people Yes
Nekaneet Nekaneet Nekaneet Public Water System BWA 2021/06/11 None 101-500 people Yes
Okanese Okanese Okanese Public Water System BWA 2020/08/28 None 101-500 people Yes
Onion Lake Onion Lake Onion Lake Public Water System BWA 2021/06/17 None 1001-5000 people Yes
Pelican Lake Pelican Lake Pelican Lake Public Water System BWA 2021/05/18 2021/06/14 501-1000 people Yes
Peter Ballantyne Cree Nation Chief Joseph Custer Reserve Chief Joseph Custer Reserve #201 Public Water System BWA 2021/04/30 None 0-100 people Yes
Peter Ballantyne Cree Nation Sturgeon Landing Sturgeon Landing Public Water System BWA 2021/05/31 None 101-500 people Yes
Salteaux Salteaux Salteaux Public Water System BWA 2021/05/14 2021/05/27 101-500 people Yes
Salteaux Salteaux Salteaux No. 159A Birch Lake Public Water System BWA 2021/06/05 None 0-100 people Yes
Sturgeon Lake Sturgeon Lake Sturgeon Lake Public Water System BWA 2021/06/07 2021/06/10 1001-5000 people Yes
Sweetgrass Sweetgrass Sweetgrass Public Water System BWA 2021/05/26 2021/06/04 501-1000 people Yes
Thunderchild Turtle Lake Turtle Lake Public Water System BWA 2021/05/20 2021/06/02 100-500 people Yes
Thunderchild Thunderchild Thunderchild Public Water System BWA 2021/06/02 2021/06/09 101-500 people Yes
Zagime Anishinabek Sakimay Sakimay Public Water System DNC Type 2 2021/02/24 None 101-500 people Yes

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
Beaver Child Lake Child Lake Multi-Purpose Building Semi-Public Water System BWA 2021/05/01 None Unknown No
Beaver Child Lake Child Lake Band Office Semi Public Water System BWA 2021/06/07 None Unknown No
Blood Blood St. Paul's Public Water System BWA 2021/06/07 2021/06/11 0-100 people Yes
Little Red River Cree Nation Garden River Garden River Public Water System BWA 2021/06/09 None 501-1000 people Yes
O'Chiese O'Chiese O'Chiese Truck Stop Semi-Public Water System DNU 2021/03/17 None Unknown No

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