Water quality and health

Health effects of water contaminants, causes of poor drinking water quality, water testing methods and fixes.

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Introduction to water quality

The factors that influence water quality and facts about water and public health.

Drinking water

Drinking water quality, contaminants and safety. How Canada enacts drinking water advisories.

Recreational water

How recreational water becomes contaminated and how we are fixing it.

Wastewater and health

Wastewater management and health effects for the public and First Nations communities.

Waterborne diseases

Symptoms, risks and how to prevent, treat and manage water-related diseases.

Water pollution

Causes and effects of water pollution and information on the types of water pollution in Canada.

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