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 September 15, 2021, there were 36 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
Elsipogtog Elsipogtog Egtjipogteomino Care Centre - Main Lodge DNC 2021/06/21 None 0-100 people No
Elsipogtog Elsipogtog Egtjipogteomino Care Centre - Arena DNC 2021/06/21 None 0-100 people No
Elsipogtog Elsipogtog Egtjipogteomino Care Centre - Cottage 2, 3, 4, 5 DNC 2021/08/30 None 0-100 people No
Elsipogtog Elsipogtog Egtjipogteomino Care Centre - Cottage 6 DNC 2021/08/12 None 0-100 people No
Elsipogtog Elsipogtog Egtjipogteomino Care Centre - Cottage 7 DNC 2021/08/12 None 0-100 people No
Indian Island Indian Island Indian Island Gas Bar Semi-Public Water System DNC 2021/09/03 None Unknown No
Indian Island Indian Island Indian Island Marine Shop Semi-Public Water System DNC 2021/09/03 None Unknown No
Mushuau Innu Natuashish Natuashish Healing Lodge Semi Public Water System-NT BWA 2021/08/05 None 0-100 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 / Kitcisakik Kitcisakik (Grand-Lac-Victoria) GLV Public Water System DNC 2021/08/27 None 101-500 people Yes
Atikamewk / Wemotaci Wemotaci WEM Public Water System (Affecting Otapi Street only) BWA 2021/09/14 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
Albany Fort Albany FT Albany Public Water System BWA 2021/09/05 None 1001-5000 people Yes
Animakee Wa Zhing #37 Regina Bay Regina Bay Public Water System BWA 2021/06/18 2021/09/03 101-500 people Yes
Animakee Wa Zhing #37 Windigo Island Windigo Island Public Water System BWA 2021/06/22 None 0-100 people Yes
Asubpeescho Seewagunk (Grassy Narrows) Grassy Narrows Grassy Narrows Public Water System BWA 2021/09/07 2021/09/09 501-1000 people Yes
Big Grassy Big Grassy Big Grassy Public Water System BWA 2021/03/09 None 101-500 people Yes
Ginoogaming Ginoogaming Ginoogaming Public Water System BWA 2021/07/28 None 101-500 people Yes
Iskatewizaag Egan No. 39 Independent Shoal Lake No. 39 Shoal Lake No. 39 Public Water System BWA 2021/07/28 None 0-100 people Yes
Lac La Croix Lac La Croix Lac La Croix Public Water System BWA 2021/08/26 2021/09/01 101-500 people Yes
Mishkeegogamang Mishkeegogamang Mishkeegogamang 63B Public Water System BWA 2021/01/07 None 1001-5000 people Yes
Pic Mobert Pic Mobert Pic Mobert Water Treatment Plant Public Water System BWA 2021/09/12 None 101-500 people Yes
Slate Falls New Slate Falls Slate Falls Public Water system BWA 2021/08/26 None 0-100 people Yes
Wabigoon Lake Wabigoon Wabigoon Public Water System BWA 2021/09/15 None 101-500 people Yes
Webequie Webequie Webequie Public Water System BWA 2021/09/01 None 501-1000 people Yes
Zhiibaahaasing Zhiibaahaasing Zhiibaahaasing Private Water System BWA 2021/03/08 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
O-Chi-Chak-Ko-Sipi O-Chi-Chak-Ko-Sipi O-Chi-Chak-Ko-Sipi Public Water System BWA 2021/07/19 None 501-1000 people Yes
Little Grand Rapids Little Grand Rapids Little Grand Rapids Public Water System BWA 2021/07/26 None 1001-5000 people Yes
Mathias Colomb Pukatawagan Mathias Colomb Townsite Public Water System BWA 2020/09/17 None 1001-5000 people Yes
Pauingassi Pauingassi Pauingassi Public Water System BWA 2021/07/27 None 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
Buffalo River Buffalo River Peter Pond No. 193 / Buffalo River Dene Nation Public Water System BWA 2021/07/26 None 1001-5000 people Yes
Cowessess Cowessess Cowessess No. 73 /Public Water System BWA 2021/07/19 None 101-500 people Yes
Cumberland House Pemmican Portage Cumberland No. 20 - P/P / Pemmican Portage Public Water System BWA 2021/07/26 2021/09/01 501-1000 people Yes
Cumberland House Reserve Centre Cumberland No. 20 - R/C/Reserve Centre Public Water System BWA 2021/07/26 2021/09/01 501-1000 people Yes
English River Wapachewunak 192D /Patuanak Wapachewunak No. 192D / Wapachewunak Public Water System BWA 2021/09/14 None 101-500 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 Upper Camp Nekaneet Public Water System BWA 2021/06/11 None 101-500 people Yes
Pelican Lake Pelican Lake Pelican Lake Public Water System BWA 2021/06/23 None 501-1000 people Yes
Peter Ballantyne Southend Southend No. 200 / Southend Public Water System BWA 2021/09/15 None 1001-5000 people Yes
Zagime Anishinabek Sakimay Sakimay Public Water System BWA 2021/07/14 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 2021/09/02 Unknown No
Beaver Child Lake Child Lake Band Office Semi Public Water System BWA 2021/06/07 2021/09/02 Unknown No
Bigstone Cree Nation Bigstone Kapaskwatinak Cultural Educational Centre (Sandy Lakes Youth Camp) Semi-Public Water Supply BWA 2021/08/26 None 0-100 people No
Blood Blood Moses Lake Public Water System BWA 2021/08/31 2021/09/11 501-1000 people Yes
Dene Tha' Bushe Four Chief Complex Semi-Public Water System BWA 2021/09/08 None 0-100 people No
Paul Paul Paul Public Water System BWA 2021/09/07 2021/09/15 101-500 people Yes
Stoney Tribe Nakoda Stoney Trading Post Semi-Public Water System BWA 2021/08/13 2021/09/08 0-100 people No
Sucker Creek Sucker Creek Ray's Gas Bar Semi Public Water System BWA 2021/07/28 None 0-100 people No

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