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 January 19, 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
Algonquine/Kipawa Kipawa (Eagle Village) KIP Public Water System BWA 2021/01/09 2021/01/12 101-500 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 Nursing Station Semi Public Water System - (Non-Transient) BWA 2020/02/26 None Unknown Yes
Big Grassy Big Grassy Big Grassy Public Water System BWA 2020/07/14 2021/01/06 101-500 people Yes
Big Grassy Big Grassy Big Grassy Public Water System BWA 2021/01/14 None 101-500 people 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
North Caribou Lake North Caribou Lake North Caribou Lake Public Water System BWA 2020/03/03 None 501-1000 people Yes
Northwest Angle #33 Northwest Angle #33 Dog Paw Dog Paw Public Water System BWA 2020/11/17 2021/01/18 0-100 people Yes
Ojibway Nation of Saugeen Saugeen Multiplex Semi-Public Water System - Non-Transient BWA 2020/02/27 None Unknown No
Wabigoon Lake Ojibway Wabigoon Wabigoon Public Water System BWA 2020/11/25 None 101-500 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
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
English River Wapachewunak 192D / Patuanak Wapachewunak Public Water System BWA 2020/10/28 2021/01/15 501-1000 people Yes
Fond du Lac Denuseline Fond du Lac Denuseline Fond du Lac Denuseline Public Water System BWA 2020/12/07 None 1001-5000 people Yes
The Key Key The Key No. 65 Public Water System BWA 2021/01/01 None 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 & Lac La Ronge Indian Band Little Red River Little Red River Public Water System BWA 2020/12/16 None 501-1000 people Yes
Mosquito, Grizzly Bear's Head, Lean Man Mosquito Mosquito No. 109 Public Water System BWA 2021/01/15 2021/01/19 101-500 people Yes
Mosquito, Grizzly Bear's Head, Lean Man Mosquito Mosquito No. 109 Public Water System DNC 2021/01/19 None 101-500 people Yes
Okanese Okanese Okanese Public Water System BWA 2020/08/28 None 101-500 people Yes
Poundmaker Cree Nation Poundmaker 2 (TLE) Poundmaker NO.114-18B - TLE / TLE Community Public Water System BWA 2021/01/15 None 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
Blood Blood Standoff Public Water system (Section of Water system) BWA 2021/01/19 None Unknown Yes
Cold Lake English Bay English Bay Community Center Semi-Public Water Supply BWA 2020/11/05 2021/01/11 0-100 people Yes
Dene Tha' Hay Lakes Hay Lakes Public Water System BWA 2021/01/19 None 501-1000 people Yes
Little Red River Cree Nation Fox Lake Fox Lake Public Water System BWA 2021/01/07 None 1001-5000 people Yes
Stoney Nation Morley North Morley Public Water System BWA 2021/01/11 2021/01/18 501-1000 people Yes
Sucker Creek Sucker Creek Ray's Gas Bar Semi-Public Water System BWA 2021/01/13 None Unknown No

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