Short-term drinking water advisories

Find short-term drinking water advisories in First Nations communities south of 60.

Advisories by region

A short-term DWA means there is a temporary water quality issue on a specific water system.

As of February 2, 2023, there were 26 short-term drinking water advisories in place in First Nations communities south of 60, excluding those in the British Columbia region. More details about the current and recently lifted short-term drinking water advisories, including ones from Saskatoon Tribal Council since January 27, 2022, are listed by region below.

Due to exceptional circumstances, advisories may be posted with a certain delay. Revoked advisories received during the month remain displayed for the current month.

Please contact the First Nations Health Authority directly for details on drinking water advisories affecting the First Nations communities in British Columbia.

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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
Bilijk First Nation Kingsclear Kingsclear Public Water System BWA 2023/01/27 2023/02/01 501-1000 people Yes
Elsipogtog Elsipogtog Elsipogtog Camp Nogemag Semi-Public Water System DNC 2022/06/11 None Unknown No
Miawpukek Conne River Conne River Public Water System BWA 2022/12/20 None 101-500 people Yes
Woodstock Woodstock Woodstock Economic Development Corporation Semi-Public Water System-NT DNC 2022/03/09 None Unknown No

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
Asubpeescho Seewagunk (Grassy Narrows) Grassy Narrows Grassy Narrows Public Water System BWA 2023/01/26 None 501-1000 people Yes
Bearskin Lake Bearskin Lake Bearskin Lake Community Centre/Youth Centre Semi-Public Water System BWA 2022/05/04 None Unknown Yes
Mishkeegogamang Mishkeegogamang Ace Lake Public Water System BWA 2022/12/06 None 0-100 people No
Mishkeegogamang Mishkeegogamang Erik Lake Public Water System BWA 2022/12/06 None 0-100 people Yes
Mishkeegogamang Mishkeegogamang Doghole Bay Public Water System BWA 2022/12/06 None 0-100 people Yes
Wabaseemoong Indep Nation Wabaseemoong Whitedog Public Water System BWA 2022/07/20 None 501-1000 people Yes
Wapekeka Wapekeka Wapekeka Public Water System BWA 2022/12/17 None 101-500 people Yes
Wawakapewin Long Dog Long Dog Public Water System BWA 2023/01/13 None 0 - 100 people Yes
Whitesand Whitesand Whitesand Public Water System BWA 2022/06/16 None 101-500 people Yes

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
God's Lake God's Lake God's Lake Austin Nazzie Pumphouse Public Water System BWA 2023/01/06 None 1001-5000 people No
Sayisi Dene Tadoule Lake Tadoule Lake Public Water System BWA 2022/11/16 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
Big River Big River Big River No. 118
Public Water System
DNC 2022/03/21 None Unknown Yes
Big River Big River Big River No. 118
Public Water System
BWA 2022/07/04 None 1001-5000 people Yes
Gordon Gordon Gordon No. 86 Public Water System BWA 2023/01/26 None 1001-5000 people Yes
Kinookimaw Kinookimaw Resort Kinookimaw Golf course and subdivision Semi-Public Water System DNC 2022/04/28 None Unknown No
Ministikwan Ministikwan Lake and Mudie Lake Ministikwan No. 161 / Ministikwan Lake Public Water System and Ministikwan No. 161A - Mudie Lake / Mudie Lake Public Water System BWA 2022/11/07 None 1001-5000 people Yes
Montreal Lake & Lac La Ronge Little Red River Montreal Lake No. 106B Little Red River DNC 2022/03/21 2023/01/30 501-1000 people Yes
Ocean Man Ocean Man Ocean Man No. 69 BWA 2022/07/29 None 101-500 people Yes
Peter Ballantyne Cree Nation Sandy Bay Sandy Bay No. 202 / Sandy Bay Public Water System BWA 2022/10/11 None 501-1000 people Yes
Pheasant Rump Pheasant Rump Pheasant Rump No. 68 Public Water System BWA 2022/12/25 None 0-100 people Yes
Poundmaker Poundmaker Poundmaker No. 114 / Poundmaker Public Water System BWA 2023/01/25 2023/02/02 101-500 people Yes
Red Earth Cree Nation Red Earth CN #29 and Red Earth CN #29A (Carrot River) Red Earth No. 29-Wtp / Red Earth Cree Nation Public Water System BWA 2023/01/17 None 1001-5000 people Yes

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
Cold Lake English Bay English Bay Community Centre Semi Public Water System BWA 2022/12/23 None Unknown No
Kehewin Cree Nation Kehewin Kehewin Public Water System DNU 2022/11/02 None 0-100 people Yes
Montana Montana Montana Public Water System BWA 2023/01/18 None 101-500 people Yes

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