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 October 17, 2019, there were 49 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
Potlotek Potlotek Potlotek Public Water System BWA 2019/10/08 2019/10/16 501-1000 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
Algonquine/Kitcisakik Kitcisakik (Grand-Lac-Victoria) GLV Public Water System BWA 2019/07/30 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
Anishnaabeg of Naongashiing Big Island Big Island Public Water System BWA 2019/02/15 None 101-500 people Yes
Attawapiskat Attawapiskat Attawapiskat Public Water System BWA 2019/07/29 2019/10/10 1001-5000 people Yes
Big Grassy Big Grassy Big Grassy Public Water System BWA 2019/08/13 None 101-500 people Yes
Biigtigong Nishnaabeg Pic River Pic River Public Water system (Biidaaban Healing Lodge Only) BWA 2018/11/15 None Unknown Yes
Cat Lake Cat Lake Cat Lake Public Water System BWA 2019/09/30 None 501-1000 people Yes
Chippewas of Nawash Cape Croker Cape Croker Public Water System BWA 2019/01/21 None 501-1000 people Yes
Constance Lake Constance Lake Constance Lake Public Water System BWA 2019/10/14 None 501-1000 people Yes
Deer Lake Deer Lake Deer Lake Public Water System BWA 2019/10/15 None 501-1000 people Yes
Fort Severn Fort Severn Fort Severn Public Water System BWA 2019/02/04 None 101-500 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
Nigigoonsiminikaaning Nigigoonsiminikaaning Nigigoonsiminikaaning Public Water System BWA 2019/02/05 None 101-500 people Yes
North Caribou Lake North Caribou Lake North Caribou Lake Public Water System BWA 2019/10/03 2019/10/11 501-1000 people Yes
North Spirit Lake North Spirit Lake North Spirit Lake Public Water System BWA 2019/04/05 None 101-500 people Yes
Northwest Angle No.33 N.W. Angle 33 Dog Paw Dog Paw Public Water System BWA 2019/09/03 None 0-100 people Yes
Oneida Nation of the Thames Oneida Oneida Public Water System BWA 2019/09/26 None 1001-5000 people Yes
Pikangikum Pikangikum Pikangikum Public Water System BWA 2019/09/25 2019/10/11 1001-5000 people Yes
Sachigo Lake Sachigo Lake Sachigo Lake Public Water System BWA 2018/10/19 None 101-500 people Yes
Sheguiandah Sheguiandah Sheguiandah Private Water System BWA 2019/08/12 None 0-100 people No
Whitesand Whitesand Whitesand Public Water System BWA 2019/08/23 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
Dakota Plains Dakota Plains Dakota Plains Public Water System BWA 2019/10/15 None 101-500 people Yes
Dakota Tipi Dakota Tipi Dakota Tipi Public Water System BWA 2019/10/12 None 101-500 people Yes
Hollow Water Hollow Water Hollow Water Public Water System BWA 2019/10/11 None 1001-5000 people Yes
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
Long Plain Long Plain Long Plain Public Water System BWA 2019/10/12 None 1001-5000 people Yes
Mathias Colomb Pukatawagan Mathias Colomb Townsite Public Water System BWA 2019/10/03 None 1001-5000 people Yes
Nisichawayasihk Cree Nation Nelson House Nelson House Public Water System BWA 2019/10/15 2019/10/17 1001-5000 people Yes
Nisichawayasihk Cree Nation Nelson House Nelson House Public Water System BWA 2019/08/07 2019/09/27 0-100 people Yes
Pinaymootang Pinaymootang (Fairford) Pinaymootang Public Water System BWA 2019/10/15 None 1001-5000 people Yes
Sandy Bay Sandy Bay Sandy Bay Public Water System BWA 2019/10/15 None 1001-5000 people Yes
Sapotawayak Sapotawayak (Shoal River) Sapotawayak Public Water System BWA 2019/07/10 None 501-1000 people Yes
Sayisi Dene Tadoule Lake Tadoule Lake Public Water System BWA 2019/07/25 None 101-500 people Yes
Shamattawa Shamattawa Shamattawa Public Water System BWA 2018/12/06 None 1001-5000 people Yes
War Lake War Lake War Lake Public Water System BWA 2019/08/28 None 101-500 people Yes
Waywayseecappo Waywayseecappo Waywayseecappo Gas Bar cistern BWA 2019/09/26 2019/10/04 0-100 people No
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
Birch Narrows Birch Narrows Birch Narrows Public Water System BWA 2019/09/22 2019/10/10 101-500 people Yes
Canoe Lake Cree Nation Eagles Lake Eagles Lake Public Water System BWA 2019/09/18 2019/10/02 101-500 people Yes
Carry the Kettle Nakoda Nation Carry the Kettle Nakoda Nation Carry the Kettle Public Water System BWA 2019/03/02 None 501-1000 people Yes
James Smith Cree Nation James Smith James Smith Public Water System BWA 2019/09/16 None 1001-5000 people Yes
La Plonge La Plonge La Plonge Public Water System BWA 2019/09/30 None 101-500 people Yes
Little Pine Little Pine Little Pine Public Water System BWA 2018/11/14 None 501-1000 people Yes
Makwa Sahgaiehcan Makwa Sahgaiehcan Makwa Sahgaiehcan Public Water System BWA 2019/08/16 2019/10/10 1001-5000 people Yes
Okanese Okanese Okanese Public Water System BWA 2019/09/09 2019/10/01 101-500 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
Piapot Piapot Piapot Public Water System BWA 2018/10/30 2019/10/07 501-1000 people Yes
Red Earth Cree Nation Red Earth Red Earth Public Water System BWA 2019/10/03 None 501-1000 people Yes
Saulteaux Birch Lake Saulteaux No. 159A- Birch Lake Public Water System BWA 2019/10/02 2019/10/04 0-100 people Yes
Wahpeton Dakota Nation Wahpeton Dakota Nation Wahpeton Dakota Nation Public Water System BWA 2019/03/06 None 101-500 people Yes
Zagime Anishinabek (formerly Sakimay First Nation) Grenfell Beach Resort Grenfell Beach Resort Private 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 Albert's Gas Bar Semi-Public Water System BWA 2019/09/06 None Unknown No
Blood Blood Gladstone Community Hall Semi-Public Water System BWA 2019/10/04 None Unknown Yes
Cold Lake Cold Lake Beaver River Gas Bar Semi-Public Water System (LeGoff #149) BWA 2019/05/08 None Unknown No
Dene Tha Bushe River Bushe Food & Gas Cistern Semi Public Water System BWA 2019/07/04 2019/10/10 Unknown No
Dene Tha Bushe River Four Chief Complex Semi Public Water System BWA 2019/07/12 2019/10/10 Unknown Yes
Frog Lake Frog Lake Frog Lake Morning Sky Wellness Center Public Water System BWA 2019/10/02 None 0-100 people No
Little Red River Cree Nation Little Red River- John D'Or Prairie John D'Or Prairie Public Water System BWA 2019/09/12 None 501-1000 people Yes
Stoney Stoney-Bighorn Bighorn Health Center Semi-Public Water System BWA 2019/08/16 2019/10/03 Unknown Yes
Sucker Creek Sucker Creek Ray's Gas Bar Semi-Public Water System BWA 2019/10/17 None Unknown No
Sucker Creek Sucker Creek Ruby's Gas Bar Semi-Public Water System BWA 2019/07/31 None Unknown No
Sucker Creek Sucker Creek Sucker Creek Public Water System BWA 2019/09/26 2019/10/03 101-500 people Yes
Sucker Creek Sucker Creek Sucker Creek Public Water System BWA 2019/10/09 2019/10/12 101-500 people Yes
Tsuut'ina Nation Tsuut'ina Tsuut'ina Spirit Healing Lodge Semi-Public Water System BWA 2019/09/19 None unknown No
Tsuut'ina Nation Tsuut'ina Tsuut'ina Bullhead Community Centre Semi-Public Water System BWA 2019/09/27 None unknown Yes
Woodland Cree-Marten Lake Woodland Cree Marten Lake Community Hall Semi-Public Water System BWA 2019/08/16 None Unknown Yes

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