Shamattawa First Nation

Upgrade and expansion of water treatment plant underway

Project tracker

Projected lift date: September 2022


Located in northern Manitoba, Shamattawa First Nation is a remote community that is home to 1,425 on the reserve and is only accessible by air or winter road.

The community has 1 drinking water advisory affecting the Shamattawa Public Water System. The advisory was set in December 2018 and became long-term in December 2019.

The advisory affects approximately 160 homes and 14 buildings in the community.

The community, with support from Indigenous Services Canada, is completing repairs to the water treatment plant and is working with the Circuit Rider Training Program to resolve operational issues.

The community is expected to be in a position to lift the advisory by September 2022.

A project to expand and upgrade the water treatment plant, which will enable the community to address its long-term water needs, is underway.

This project is scheduled to be completed in September 2022.

Explore the map of long-term drinking water advisories on public systems on reserves.

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