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 April 8 2021, there were 23 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
Mushuau Innu Natuashish Natuashish Public Water System BWA 2020/10/21 None 501-1000 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
Big Grassy Big Grassy Big Grassy Public Water System BWA 2021/03/09 None 101-500 people Yes
Eagle Lake Eagle Lake Eagle Lake Public Water System BWA 2021/01/27 None 101-500 people Yes
Lac Seul Frenchmans Head Frenchmans Head Public Water System BWA 2021/03/03 2021/04/01 Unknown Yes
Mishkeegogamang Mishkeegogamang Ace Lake Public Water System BWA 2020/09/08 None Unknown No
Mishkeegogamang Mishkeegogamang Mishkeegogamang 63B Public Water System BWA 2021/01/07 None 1001-5000 people Yes
Mitaanjigamiing Mitaanjigamiing Mitaanjigamiing Public Water System BWA 2020/05/15 None 0-100 people Yes
Niisaachewan Anishibaabe Nation Niisaachewan Anishibaabe Nation Niisaachewan Public Water System (BWA rescinded 2021/02/23 for the community except for those on the north distribution line) BWA 2021/02/17 2021/03/15 101-500 people Yes
Northwest Angle 33 Dog Paw Northwest Angle 33 Dog Paw Dog Paw Public Water System BWA 2021/03/25 None 0-100 people Yes
Pikangikum Pikangikum Pikangikum Public
Water System
BWA 2021/04/08 None 1001-5000 people Yes
Seine River Seine River Seine River Public Water System BWA 2021/04/06 None 101-500 people Yes
Zhiibaahaasing Zhiibaahaasing Zhiibaahaasing Private Water System BWA 2021/03/08 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
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 Cree Nation Big Island Lake Big Island Lake No. 124 / Public Water System BWA 2021/02/09 None 501-1000 people Yes
Birch Narrows Dene Nation Turnor Lake 193B Birch Narrows Public Water System BWA 2021/03/16 None 101-500 people Yes
English River First Nation Wapachewunak 192D Wapachewunak 192D Public Water System BWA 2021/04/01 None 501-1000 people Yes
Montreal Lake Cree Nation & Lac La Ronge Indian Band Little Red River Little Red River Public Water System BWA 2021/03/22 None 501-1000 people Yes
Moosomin Moosomin Moosomin No. 112B (ONLY for a portion of the distribution system) BWA 2021/04/07 None 0-100 people Yes
Okanese Okanese Okanese Public Water System BWA 2020/08/28 None 101-500 people Yes
The Key The Key The Key Public Water System BWA 2021/04/05 None 101-500 people Yes
Zagime Anishinabek Sakimay Sakimay Public Water System DNC Type 2 2021/02/24 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
Blood Blood Levern Public Water System (Community hall and west end line) BWA 2021/03/31 None 101-500 people Yes
Heart Lake Heart Lake Heart Lake Public Water System BWA 2021/02/15 None 0-100 people Yes
Kehewin Kehewin Kehewin Public Water System BWA 2021/03/29 2021/04/02 501-1000 people Yes
O'Chiese O'Chiese O'Chiese Truck Stop Semi-Public Water System DNU 2021/03/17 None Unknown No

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