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 24, 2020, there were 35 short-term DWAs in place. More details about these drinking water advisories are listed by region below:

Drinking water advisories in British Columbia and within the Saskatoon Tribal Council are not in the tables given here. Please contact British Columbia 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
Eskasoni Eskasoni Eskasoni Castle Bay Public Water System BWA 2020/09/02 2020/09/09 1001-5000 people Yes
Eskasoni Eskasoni Eskasoni East Bay Public Water System BWA 2020/09/02 2020/09/09 1001-5000 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 / Matimekush - Lac John Matimekush MAT Public Water System BWA 2020/06/12 2020/09/08 501-1000 people Yes
Innu / Matimekush - Lac John Matimekush MAT Public Water System BWA 2020/09/23 None 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
Albany Fort Albany Fort Albany Public Water System BWA 2020/08/24 2020/09/04 1001-5000 people Yes
Bearskin Lake Bearskin Lake Bearskin Lake Nursing Station Semi Public Water System - (Non-Transient) BWA 2020/02/26 None Unknown Yes
Biigtigong Nishnaabeg Pic River Pic River Public Water System BWA 2020/09/06 2020/09/10 101-500 people Yes
Biigtigong Nishnaabeg Pic River Pic River Public Water System (Only areas South of school on Rabbit Drive and South of church on Pic River Road) BWA 2020/09/17 2020/09/19 Unknown Yes
Deer Lake Deer Lake Deer Lake Public Water System BWA 2019/10/15 None 501-1000 people Yes
Kashechewan Kashechewan Kashechewan Public Water System BWA 2020/09/09 2020/09/22 1001-5000 people Yes
Mishkeegogamang Mishkeegogamang Ace Lake Public Water System BWA 2020/09/08 None Unknown No
Mishkeegogamang Mishkeegogamang 63B Public Water System BWA 2019/10/07 None 1001-5000 people Yes
Mitaanjigamiing Mitaanjigamiing Mitaanjigamiing Public Water System BWA 2020/05/15 None 0-100 people Yes
Naicatchewenin Naicatchewenin Naicatchewenin Public Water System BWA 2020/05/13 None 101-500 people Yes
North Caribou Lake North Caribou Lake North Caribou Lake Public Water System BWA 2020/03/03 None 501-1000 people Yes
Ojibway Nation of Saugeen Saugeen Multiplex Semi-Public Water System - Non-Transient BWA 2020/02/27 None Unknown No
Oneida Nation of the Thames Oneida Oneida Public Water System BWA 2019/09/26 None 1001-5000 people Yes
Pic Mobert Pic Mobert Pic Mobert Public Water System BWA 2020/09/03 2020/09/08 101-500 people Yes
Wapekeka Wapekeka Wapekeka Public Water System BWA 2020/08/09 None 101-500 people Yes
Wunnumin Wunnumin Lake Wunnumin Lake Public Water System BWA 2020/09/18 None 501-1000 people Yes
Zhiibaahaasing Zhiibaahaasing Zhiibaahaasing Private Water System BWA 2020/06/11 None 0-100 people No
Zhiibaahaasing Zhiibaahaasing Zhiibaahaasing Non-Transient Semi Public Water System BWA 2020/06/11 None 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
Canupawakpa Canupawakpa (Oak Lake) Canupawakpa Administrators Bldg Semi- Public Water System-Non Transient BWA 2020/07/28 2020/09/21 Unknown Yes
Little Black River Little Black River Little Black River Public Water System BWA 2020/08/13 None 501-1000 people Yes
Little Saskatchewan Little Saskatchewan Little Saskatchewan Band Office Semi-Public Water System BWA 2019/09/26 None Unknown Yes
Northlands Dene Northlands Northlands Public Water System BWA 2020/03/11 None 501-1000 people Yes
O-Pipon-Na-Piwin Cree Nation South Indian Lake South Indian Lake Public Water System BWA 2020/08/26 2020/09/21 1001-5000 people Yes
Fort Alexander Sagkeeng North Shore Sagkeeng NS- Family Services Finance Building Semi Public Water System- Non Transient BWA 2020/08/28 None Unknown No
Fort Alexander Sagkeeng North Shore Sagkeeng NS- Family Services Semi Public Water System- Non Transient BWA 2020/08/31 None Unknown No
Fort Alexander Sagkeeng North Shore Sagkeeng NS- Family Enrichment Building Semi Public Water System- Non Transient BWA 2020/08/31 None Unknown No
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
Big Island Lake Big Island Lake Big Island Lake Public Water System BWA 2020/06/30 None 501-1000 people Yes
Birch Narrows Dene Nation Birch Narrows Turnor Lake 193B Public Water System BWA 2020/09/14 2020/09/18 101-500 people Yes
Clearwater River Dene Nation Clearwater River Clearwater River Public Water System BWA 2020/09/15 None 501-1000 people Yes
Cumberland House Cree Nation Pemmican Portage, Mameek Sub-Division, New Sub-Division Pemmican Portage Public Water System BWA 2020/09/11 None 501-1000 people Yes
Cumberland House Cree Nation Reserve Center Sub-Divisions Reserve Center Public Water System BWA 2020/09/11 None 0-100 people Yes
English River Patuanak Wapachewunak Public Water System BWA 2020/08/07 None 501-1000 people Yes
Ministikwan Lake Cree Nation Ministikwan Lake Ministikwan No. 161 / Ministikwan Lake Public Water System BWA 2020/03/09 None 501-1000 people Yes
Montreal Lake Cree Nation & Lac La Ronge Indian Band Little Red River Montreal Lake No. 106B Little Red River Public Water System BWA 2020/08/11 None 501-1000 people Yes
Okanese Okanese Okanese Public Water System BWA 2020/08/28 None 101-500 people Yes
Peter Ballantyne Cree Nation Deschambault Lake Deschambault Public Water System BWA 2020/08/11 2020/09/01 501-1000 people Yes
Peter Ballantyne Cree Nation Sandy Bay Sandy Bay Public Water System BWA 2020/08/18 2020/09/04 501-1000 people Yes
Peter Ballantyne Cree Nation Southend Southend No. 200 / Southend Public Water System BWA 2020/09/22 None 501-1000 people Yes
Thunderchild Turtle Lake Turtle Lake Public Water System BWA 2020/09/06 2020/09/11 0-100 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
Dene Tha' Bushe Four Chief Complex Semi-Public Water System BWA 2020/07/28 None Unknown Yes
Little Red River Cree Nation Fox Lake Fox Lake Public Water System BWA 2020/08/03 None 101-500 people Yes
Mikisew Cree Mikisew Cree- Allison Bay Allison Bay Public Water System BWA 2020/09/16 2020/09/20 101-500 people Yes
Sucker Creek Sucker Creek Treaty 8 House Semi-Public Water System BWA 2020/07/17 None Unknown Yes
Sucker Creek Sucker Creek Ray's Gas Bar Semi-Public Water System BWA 2020/08/06 None Unknown No
Sucker Creek Sucker Creek Sucker Creek Multi-Purpose Complex and Health Centre Semi-Public Water System BWA 2020/08/28 None Unknown Yes
Tsuut'ina Tsuut'ina Redwood Meadows Public Water System (Wolf Drive only) BWA 2020/09/21 2020/09/24 101-500 people No
Whitefish Lake #128 Band (Goodfish) Whitefish Lake #128 Band (Goodfish) Goodfish Lake Public Water Supply #1 BWA 2020/06/27 2020/09/17 0-100 people Yes

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