Consultation on the review of guideline technical document – Total coliforms in drinking water

From: Health Canada

Current status: Open

Opened on March 15, 2019 and will close on May 21, 2019.

Find out how to participate in the consultation for the review of the drinking water guideline technical document on total coliforms in drinking water.

Join in: how to participate

Read the consultation document and submit your comments to the Water and Air Quality Bureau, Health Canada. Include the title of the consultation document on which you’re commenting.

You can refer to the 2012 guideline technical document on total coliforms.

Send us an email

Send an email to with your input or comments.

Participate by mail

Send a letter with your input or comments to the address in the contact information section.

All comments must be received by May 21, 2019.

About the consultation

Why we are consulting

The purpose of this consultation is to solicit comments on the review document and on the proposed reaffirmation of the 2012 guideline for total coliforms in drinking water.

Who is the focus of this consultation

This consultation is intended for scientific or technical audiences who focus on drinking water, including:

  • regulatory agencies
  • academic communities
  • health protection agencies
  • public drinking water utilities, such as drinking water treatment plants

Comments are also welcome from members of the general public.

Related information

Contact us

Water and Air Quality Bureau, Health Canada
3rd Floor, 269 Laurier Avenue West
Address Locator 4903D
Ottawa, ON K1A 0K9

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