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 May 16, 2019, there were 33 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
Acadia Gold River Gold River Community Center Semi-Public Water System (Non-Transient) DNC 2019/02/19 2019/05/03 Unknown Yes
Saint Mary's Saint Mary's Saint Mary's Public Water System BWA 2019/05/10 2019/05/10 101-500 people No
Woodstock Woodstock Woodstock Public Water System BWA 2019/05/13 None 101-500 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
All short-term drinking water advisories have been lifted
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
Aroland Aroland Aroland Public Water System BWA 2019/05/07 2019/05/09 101-500 people Yes
Bearskin Lake Bearskin Lake Bearskin Lake Public Water System BWA 2019/05/14 None 501-1000 people Yes
Biigtigong Nishnaabeg Pic River Pic River Public Water system (Biidaaban Healing Lodge Only) BWA 2018/11/15 None Unknown Yes
Biigtigong Nishnaabeg Pic River Pic River Public Water System (Community wide) BWA 2019/05/14 None 501-1000 people Yes
Chippewas of Nawash Cape Croker Cape Croker Public Water System BWA 2019/01/21 None 501-1000 people Yes
Chippewas of Rama Rama Black River Wilderness Park Semi-Public Water System-Transient BWA 2018/08/08 None Unknown No
Fort Severn Fort Severn Fort Severn Public Water System BWA 2019/02/04 None 101-500 people Yes
Hiawatha Hiawatha Hiawatha Park Campground Semi-Public Water System (Non-Transient) BWA 2018/07/20 None Unknown No
Iskatewizaagegan #39 Independent First Nation Shoal Lake #39 Shoal Lake #39 Public Water System BWA 2019/03/15 None 101-500 people Yes
Lac Seul Frenchman's Head Frenchman's Head Public Water System BWA 2019/05/13 None Unknown Yes
Lac Seul Whitefish Bay Whitefish Bay Public Water System BWA 2019/04/24 2019/05/02 Unknown Yes
Mitaanjigamiing Mitaanjigamiing Mitaanjigamiing Public Water System BWA 2019/04/25 2019/05/01 0-100 people Yes
Nigigoonsiminikaaning Nigigoonsiminikaaning Nigigoonsiminikaaning Public Water System BWA 2019/02/05 None 101-500 people Yes
North Spirit Lake North Spirit Lake North Spirit Lake Public Water System BWA 2019/04/05 None 101-500 people Yes
Pikangikum Pikangikum Pikangikum Public Water System BWA 2019/04/30 None 1001-5000 people Yes
Poplar Hill Poplar Hill Poplar Hill Public Water System (School only) BWA 2019/03/20 2019/05/10 Unknown Yes
Sachigo Lake Sachigo Lake Sachigo Lake Public Water System BWA 2018/10/19 None 101-500 people Yes
Seine River Seine River Seine River Public Water System BWA 2019/05/11 None 101-500 people Yes
Slate Falls Nation New Slate Falls Slate Falls Public Water System BWA 2018/08/29 None 501-1000 people Yes
Wapekeka Wapekeka Wapekeka Public Water System (seniors complex and three residences only) BWA 2019/01/15 2019/05/02 101-500 people Yes
Webequie Webequie Webequie Public Water System BWA 2019/04/23 2019/05/16 501-1000 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
Fox Lake Fox Lake (Gillam/Bird) Fox Lake (Bird) Public Water System BWA 2018/06/12 2019/05/10 101-500 people Yes
Shamattawa Shamattawa Shamattawa Public Water System BWA 2018/12/06 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
Birch Narrows Dene Nation Birch Narrows Dene Nation Birch Narrows Dene Nation Public Water System BWA 2019/04/22 2019/05/02 101-500 people Yes
Carry the Kettle Nakoda Nation Carry the Kettle Nakoda Nation Carry the Kettle Public Water System BWA 2019/03/04 None 501-1000 people Yes
English River English River La Plonge Public Water System BWA 2019/04/26 2019/05/02 101-500 people Yes
English River English River La Plonge Public Water System BWA 2019/05/16 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 2019/05/14 None 501-1000 people Yes
Ministikwan Ministikwan Ministikwan Public Water System BWA 2019/05/08 None 501-1000 people Yes
Montreal Lake Montreal Lake Montreal Lake Public Water System BWA 2019/02/15 2019/05/01 101-500 people Yes
Mosquito, Grizzly Bear's Head, Lean Man First Nation Mosquito, Grizzly Bear's Head, Lean Man First Nation Mosquito, Grizzly Bear's Head, Lean Man First Nation Public Water System BWA 2019/05/05 None 501-1000 people Yes
Muskowekwan Muskowekwan Muskowekwan Public Water Supply BWA 2019/05/13 None 101-500 people Yes
Nekaneet Upper Camp Nekaneet Public Water System BWA 2019/04/30 None 1-100 people Yes
Peter Ballantyne Cree Nation Kinoosao Kinoosao Thomas Clarke Public Water System BWA 2019/04/11 None 0-100 people Yes
Peter Ballantyne Cree Nation Southend Southend Public Water System BWA 2019/05/16 None 501-1000 people Yes
Piapot Piapot Piapot Public Water System BWA 2018/10/30 None 501-1000 people Yes
Red Earth Cree Nation Red Earth Cree Nation Red Earth Cree Nation Public Water System BWA 2019/05/07 None 1001-5000 people Yes
Wahpeton Dakota Nation Wahpeton Dakota Nation Wahpeton Dakota Nation Public Water System BWA 2019/03/06 None 101-500 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 (Only Rural Water Line (Centrelease) BWA 2019/03/28 None 101-500 people Yes
Blood Blood Whoop-up Public Water System BWA 2019/03/25 None 101-500 people Yes
Cold Lake Cold Lake Beaver River Gas Bar Semi-Public Water System (LeGoff #149) BWA 2019/05/08 None 0-100 people No
Little Red River Cree Nation Little Red River Cree Nation- John D'or Prairie John D'or Prairie Public Water System BWA 2019/02/26 2019/05/03 501-1000 people Yes
Stoney-Morley Stoney-Morley Morley-Bearspaw Riding Arena Semi-Public Water System BWA 2019/04/09 2019/05/03 Unknown No
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