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 March 26, 2020, there were 26 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
All short-term drinking water advisories have been lifted.

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 GLV Public Water System BWA 2020/02/18 2020/03/24 101-500 people Yes
Innu/Unamen Shipu Innu/Unamen Shipu UNA Public Water System BWA 2020/03/25 None 1000-5000 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 2020/02/28 2020-03-06 101-500 people Yes
Bearskin Lake Bearskin Lake Bearskin Lake Nursing Station Semi Private Water System - (Non-Transient) BWA 2020/02/26 None 0-100 people Yes
Bearskin Lake Bearskin Lake Bearskin Lake Public Water System BWA 2020/03/19 None 101-500 people Yes
Biigtigong Nishnaabeg Pic River Pic River Public Water System BWA 2020/03/13 2020/03/16 101-500 people Yes
Deer Lake Deer Lake Deer Lake Public Water System BWA 2019/10/15 None 501-1000 people Yes
Iskatewizaagegan Shoal Lake #39 Shoal Lake #39 Public Water System BWA 2020/03/18 None 101-500 people Yes
Kee-Way-Win Keewaywin Keewaywin Public Water System BWA 2020/03/11 None 501-1000 people Yes
Matachewan Matachewan Matachewan Public Water System BWA 2020/03/09 2020/03/13 0-100 people Yes
Mishkeegogamang Mishkeegogamang 63A (Ten Houses) Public Water System BWA 2019/06/10 None 101-500 people Yes
Mishkeegogamang Mishkeegogamang 63B Public Water System BWA 2019/10/07 None 1001-5000 people Yes
Naicatchewenin Naicatchewenin Naicatchewenin Public Water System BWA 2020/03/13 2020/03/18 101-500 people Yes
North Caribou Lake North Caribou Lake North Caribou Lake Public Water System BWA 2020/03/03 None 501-1000 people Yes
North Spirit Lake North Spirit Lake North Spirit Lake Public Water System BWA 2019/04/05 None 101-500 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
Shawanaga Shawanaga Shawanaga Public Water System BWA 2020/03/12 2020/03/14 101-500 people Yes
Wunnumin Wunnumin Lake Wunnumin Lake Public Water System BWA 2020/03/03 2020/03/09 501-1000 people Yes
Wunnumin Wunnumin Lake Wunnumin Lake Public Water System BWA 2020/03/21 2020/03/23 501-1000 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
Lake Manitoba Lake Manitoba Lake Manitoba Jordan's Principle Building Semi Public Well BWA 2019/06/13 None Unknown Yes
Little Saskatchewan Little Saskatchewan Little Saskatchewan Band Office Semi-Public Water System BWA 2019/09/26 None Unknown Yes
Mathias Colomb Pukatawagan Mathias Colomb Townsite Public Water System BWA 2019/10/03 2020/03/16 1001-5000 people Yes
Northlands Dene Northlands Northlands Public Water System BWA 2020/03/11 None 501-1000 people Yes
Northlands Dene Northlands Northlands Public Water System BWA 2020/02/17 2020/03/06 501-1000 people Yes
Peguis Peguis Peguis Public Water System BWA 2019/10/21 None 1001-5000 people Yes
Sapotawayak Sapotawayak (Shoal River) Sapotawayak Public Water System BWA 2019/07/10 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
Cumberland House Cree Nation Pemmican Portage Subdivision Pemmican Portage Public Water System BWA 2020/01/09 2020/03/19 501-1000 people Yes
Cumberland House Cree Nation Reserve Centre Reserve Centre Public Water System BWA 2020/02/04 2020/03/19 0-100 people Yes
Hatchet Lake Denesuline Hatchet Lake Lac La Hache Public Water System BWA 2020/03/09 2020/03/21 1001-5000 people Yes
Makwa Sahgaiehcan Makwa Sahgaiehcan Makwa Sahgaiehcan Public Water System BWA 2020/02/29 2020/03/12 101-500 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 Old Subdivision Montreal Lake Cree Nation Public Water System BWA 2020/03/24 None 101-500 people Yes
Pelican Lake North Core Subdivision Pelican Lake Public Water System BWA 2020/03/21 2020/03/26 101-500 people Yes
Peter Ballantyne Cree Nation Chief Joseph Custer Reserve Chief Joseph Custer Reserve Public Water System BWA 2019/08/20 None 0-100 people Yes
Peter Ballantyne Cree Nation Deschambault Lake Deschambault Lake Public Water System BWA 2020/02/18 None 501-1000 people Yes
Peter Ballantyne Cree Nation Southend Southend Public Water System BWA 2020/03/11 2020/03/19 501-1000 people Yes
Red Earth Cree Nation Carrot River #29A Red Earth Public Water System BWA 2020/01/07 None 501-1000 people Yes
Saulteaux First Nation Birch Lake Birch Lake Public Water System BWA 2020/02/18 2020/03/02 0-100 people Yes
The Key The Key The Key Public Water System BWA 2020/03/14 None 101-500 people Yes
Waterhen Lake Waterhen Lake Waterhen Lake Public Water System BWA 2020/03/23 None 501-1000 people Yes
Zagime Anishinabek (formerly Sakimay First Nation) Grenfell Beach Resort Grenfell Beach Resort Public Water System BWA 2019/08/02 None 0-100 people No

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
Blood Blood Red Crow/St Marry Community Public Water System DNC 2020/02/27 2020/03/02 501-1000 people Yes
Cold Lake Cold Lake Beaver River Gas Bar Semi-Public Water System (LeGoff #149) BWA 2019/05/08 None Unknown No
Dene Tha' Dene Tha' Meander River Public Water Supply BWA 2020/02/28 2020/03/05 101-500 people Yes

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