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 16, 2022, there were 28 short-term drinking water advisories 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.

Legend

BWA:
boil water advisory
DNC:
do not consume advisory
DNU:
do not use advisory
ISC:
Indigenous Services Canada

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 2022/01/05 2022/01/08 1001-5000 people Yes
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
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
Animakee Wa Zhing #37 Windigo Island Windigo Island Public Water System BWA 2021/06/22 None 0-100 people Yes
Big Grassy Big Grassy Big Grassy Public Water System BWA 2021/03/09 None 101-500 people Yes
Chippewas Of The Thames Chippewas Of The Thames Chippewas Of The Thames Public Water System BWA 2021/12/14 None 101-500 people Yes
Fort Severn Fort Severn Fort Severn Public Water System BWA 2021/12/29 None Unknown Yes
Grassy Narrows First Nation Grassy Narrows First Nation Grassy Narrows Public Water System BWA 2022/01/02 2022/01/07 501-1000 people Yes
Lac La Croix Lac La Croix Lac La Croix Public Water System BWA 2022/01/05 None 101-500 people Yes
Lac Seul Pelican Falls Pelican Falls High School Public Water System BWA 2021/10/26 None Unknown Yes
Moose Cree Moose Cree Moose Cree Public Water System BWA 2021/10/20 2020/01/11 1001 - 5000 people Yes
Munsee-Delaware Nation Munsee-Delaware Munsee Delware Nation-Containerized Public Water System BWA 2022/01/09 2022/01/13 101 - 500 people Yes
Naicatchewenin Naicatchewenin Naicatchewenin Public Water System BWA 2022/01/10 2022/01/12 101-500 people Yes
Slate Falls New Slate Falls Arena Well Public Water system BWA 2021/10/26 None Unknown No
Slate Falls New Slate Falls Church Well Public Water system BWA 2021/10/26 None Unknown No
Wabigoon Lake Wabigoon Wabigoon Public Water System BWA 2021/09/15 None 101-500 people Yes
Wapekeka Wapekeka Wapekeka Public Water System BWA 2021/10/20 None 101-500 people Yes
Wunnumin Wunnumin Lake Wunnumin Lake Public Water System BWA 2021/12/19 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
Bloodvein Bloodvein Bloodvein Public Water System BWA 2021/11/19 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
Cumberland House Pemmican Portage Cumberland No. 20 - P/P / Pemmican Portage Public Water System BWA 2021/12/16 2022/01/11 501-1000 people Yes
English River Wapachewunak 192D /Patuanak Wapachewunak No. 192D / Wapachewunak Public Water System BWA 2021/10/26 2021/11/24 101-500 people Yes
English River Wapachewunak 192D /Patuanak Wapachewunak No. 192D / Wapachewunak Public Water System BWA 2022/01/06 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
Montreal Lake Montreal Lake Montreal Lake No. 106 / Montreal Lake Cree Nation Public Water System BWA 2021/11/23 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 Cree Nation Sandy Bay Sandy Bay NO. 202 / Sandy Bay Public Water System BWA 2021/11/01 None 101-500 people Yes
Saulteaux Birch Lake Saulteaux No. 159A - Birch Lake BWA 2021/12/18 None 0-100 people Yes
The Key Key The Key No. 65 BWA 2022/01/06 None 101-500 people Yes
White Bear White Bear White Bear No. 70 / White Bear Public Water System BWA 2022/01/02 2022/01/10 501-1000 people Yes
Zagime Anishinabek Sakimay Sakimay Public Water System DNC 2021/02/24 None 101-500 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
Fort McKay First Nation Fort McKay First Nation Fort McKay Public Water Supply BWA 2021/12/26 2022/01/02 0-100 people Yes
Little Red River Cree Nation Garden River Garden River Public Water System BWA 2021/09/28 None 501-1000 people Yes
Little Red River Cree Nation John D'Or Prairie John D'Or Prairie Public Water Supply BWA 2021/12/26 None 101-500 people Yes
Tallcree Tallcree-South Tallcree South Tallcree Public Water System BWA 2022/01/08 None 501 - 1000 people Yes

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