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 October 2, 2022, there were 47 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
Bear River Bear River L'Sitkuk Gas Bar Semi-Public Water System-NT BWA 2022/07/29 None Unknown No
Elsipogtog Elsipogtog Elsipogtog Camp Nogemag Semi-Public Water System BWA 2022/06/11 None Unknown No
Paq'Tnkek Afton Beedow Loop Public Water System BWA 2022/08/31 None 101-500 people Yes
Sipekne'Katik New Ross New Ross Public Water System DNC 2022/05/27 None 0-100 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
Algonquine / Lac Simon Lac Simon SIM Public Water System BWA 2022/09/28 2022/09/30 1001-5000 people Yes
Innu / Ekuanitshit Ekuanitshit EKU Public Water System BWA 2022/09/28 2022/09/30 501-1000 people Yes
Innu / Essipit Essipit ESS Public Water System BWA 2022/09/28 None 101-500 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 Community Centre/Youth Centre Semi-Public Water System BWA 2022/05/04 None Unknown 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
Couchiching Couchiching Couchiching Public Water System BWA 2022/09/27 None 501-1000 people Yes
Fort Severn Fort Severn Fort Severn Public Water System BWA 2021/12/29 None 101-500 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 Kejick Bay Kejick Bay Public Water System BWA 2022/09/20 None Unknown Yes
Mishkeegogamang Mishkeegogamang 63A Ten Houses Public Water System BWA 2022/05/11 None 101-500 people Yes
Mishkeegogamang Mishkeegogamang Ace Lake Public Water System DNC 2022/09/13 None 0-100 people No
Mishkeegogamang Mishkeegogamang Erik Lake Public Water System DNC 2022/09/13 None 0-100 people Yes
Mishkeegogamang Mishkeegogamang Doghole Bay Public Water System DNC 2022/09/13 None 0-100 people Yes
Ojibway Nation of Saugeen Saugeen Saugeen School Semi-Public Water System BWA 2022/05/11 None Unknown No
Ojibway Nation of Saugeen Saugeen Multipurpose Semi-Public Water System-NT BWA 2022/07/05 None Unknown No
Rainy River Rainy River Rainy River Public Water System BWA 2022/05/09 None 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
Wabaseemoong Indep Nation Wabaseemoong Whitedog Public Water System BWA 2022/07/20 None 501-1000 people Yes
Wapekeka Wapekeka Wapekeka Public Water System BWA 2022/10/02 None 101-500 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
St. Theresa Point St. Theresa Point St. Theresa Point Public Water System BWA 2022/09/29 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 Ahtahkakoop Ahtahkakoop No.104 / Ahtahkakoop Public Water System BWA 2022/08/15 None 1001-5000 people Yes
Beardy's and Okemasis Beardy's and Okemasis Beardy's No. 97 And Okemasis No. 96 BWA 2022/09/25 2022/09/29 1001-5000 people Yes
Big Island Lake Big Island Lake Big Island Lake No. 124 / Public Water System BWA 2022/09/28 None 501-1000 people Yes
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
Canoe Lake Cree Canoe Lake Canoe Lake No. 165 / Canoe Lake Cree Public Water System BWA 2022/09/27 None 501-1000 people Yes
English River Wapachewunak 192D /Patuanak Wapachewunak No. 192D / Wapachewunak Public Water System BWA 2022/09/08 None 501-1000 people Yes
English River La Plonge La Plonge No. 192 / La Plonge Public Water System BWA 2022/08/29 2022/08/31 101-500 people Yes
Kinookimaw Kinookimaw Resort Kinookimaw Golf course and subdivision Semi-Public Water System DNC 2022/04/28 None Unknown No
Makawa Sahgaiehcan Makawa Sahgaiehcan Makawa Lake No. 129 / Makawa Sahgaiehcan Public Water System BWA 2022/09/23 None 101-500 people Yes
Mistawasis Island Lake Village Island Lake Village BWA 2022/09/17 2022/09/21 101-500 people Yes
Mistawasis Watson Village Watson Village BWA 2022/09/17 2022/09/21 101-500 people Yes
Mistawasis South Village South Village BWA 2022/09/17 2022/09/21 101-500 people Yes
Mistawasis Pechawis Village Pechawis Village BWA 2022/09/17 2022/09/21 101-500 people Yes
Montreal Lake Montreal Lake Montreal Lake No. 106 / Montreal Lake Cree Nation Public Water System BWA 2022/09/28 None 501-1000 people Yes
Montreal Lake & Lac La Ronge Little Red River Montreal Lake No. 106B Little Red River DNC 2022/03/21 None 501-1000 people Yes
Moosomin Moosomin Moosomin No. 112B Public Water System BWA 2022/09/22 2022/09/29 1001-5000 people Yes
Ocean Man Ocean Man Ocean Man No. 69 BWA 2022/07/29 None 101-500 people Yes
Peter Ballantyne Cree Nation Deschambault Lake Deschambeault Lake / Deschambault Public Water System BWA 2022/08/27 None 1001-5000 people Yes
Peter Ballantyne Cree Nation Southend Southend No. 200 / Southend Public Water System BWA 2022/09/26 2022/09/29 501-1000 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 2022/07/19 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
Beaver Lake Cree Nation Beaver Lake Busy Beaver Store Semi-Public Water System BWA 2022/09/21 None Unknown No
Bigstone Cree Nation Bigstone – Calling Lake JB Gambler Store Semi-Public Water System BWA 2022/08/18 None Unknown No
Bigstone Cree Nation Bigstone - Wabasca No. 166C (6694) Bigstone Reserve C Public Water System BWA 2022/09/30 None 501-1000 people Yes
Bigstone Cree Nation Bigstone - Wabasca No. 166D (6695) Bigstone Reserve D Public Water System BWA 2022/09/30 None 501-1000 people Yes
Blood Blood Moses Lake Public Water System BWA 2022/09/28 None 0-100 people Yes
Cold Lake English Bay English Bay Community Centre Semi Public Water System BWA 2022/09/30 None Unknown No
Little Red River Cree Nation - Fox Lake Fox Lake Fox Lake Public Water System BWA 2022/05/05 None 501-1000 people Yes
Woodland Cree Woodland Cree Marten Lake Community Hall Semi-Public Water System BWA 2022/09/03 None Unknown No

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