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 March 24, 2019, there were 34 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 None Unknown Yes
Mushuau Innu Natuashish Natuashish Public Water System BWA 2019/02/11 2019/03/15 501-1000 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
Innu / Mashteuiatsh Mashteuiatsh MAS Public Water System (7 to 176 Mahikan street and Atshikash, Mashk, Uapishtan ,Utshek, Petauansh streets) BWA 2019/03/01 2019/03/04 Unknown Yes
Wôlinak Wôlinak WOL Public water system BWA 2019/03/22 None 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
Anishnaabeg of Naongashiing Big Island Big Island Public Water System BWA 2019/02/15 None 101-500 people Yes
Bearskin Lake Bearskin Lake Bearskin Lake Public Water System BWA 2019/02/12 None 101-500 people Yes
Biigtigong Nishnaabeg Pic River Pic River Public Water system (Biidaaban Healing Lodge Only) BWA 2018/11/15 None Unknown 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 Day Care/ Health Center Semi Public Water System (Non-Transient) BWA 2019/03/12 2019/03/20 Unknown 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 La Croix Lac La Croix Lac La Croix Public Water System BWA 2019/03/22 None 101-500 people Yes
Nigigoonsiminikaaning Nigigoonsiminikaaning Nigigoonsiminikaaning Public Water System BWA 2019/02/05 None 101-500 people Yes
Ojibway Nation of Saugeen Saugeen Saugeen Health Clinic Semi-Public Water System-Non-transient BWA 2018/04/26 None Unknown Yes
Ojibway Nation of Saugeen Saugeen Saugeen School Semi-Public Water System-Non-transient BWA 2018/04/27 None Unknown Yes
Oneida of the Thames Oneida Oneida Public Water System BWA 2018/11/19 2018/11/23 1001-5000 people Yes
Pays Plat Pays Plat Pays Plat Public Water System BWA 2019/03/19 2019/03/22 0-100 people Yes
Poplar Hill Poplar Hill Poplar Hill Public Water System (School only) BWA 2019/03/20 None Unknown Yes
Sachigo Lake Sachigo Lake Sachigo Lake Public Water System BWA 2018/10/19 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
Taykwa Tagamou Taykwa Tagamou Taykwa Tagamou Public Water System BWA 2019/03/19 None 0-100 people Yes
Wapekeka Wapekeka Wapekeka Public Water System (seniors complex and three residences only) BWA 2019/01/15 None 101-500 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 None 101-500 people Yes
Red Sucker Lake Red Sucker Lake Red Sucker Band Office Semi-Public Water System BWA 2018/05/25 None Unknown 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
Black Lake Denesuline Stoney Rapids Stoney Rapids BWA 2018/03/28 None 0-100 people No
Buffalo River Dene Nation Buffalo River Dene Nation Buffalo River Dene Nation Public Water System BWA 2018/04/30 2019/03/20 501-1000 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
Kahkewistahaw Kahkewistahaw Kahkewistahaw Public Water System BWA 2019/03/06 2019/03/13 101-500 people Yes
Little Pine Little Pine Little Pine Public Water System BWA 2018/11/14 None 501-1000 people Yes
Montreal Lake Montreal Lake Montreal Lake Public Water System BWA 2019/02/15 None 101-500 people Yes
Piapot Piapot Piapot Public Water System BWA 2018/10/30 None 501-1000 people Yes
Peter Ballantyne Cree Nation Sandy Lake Sandy Lake Public Water System BWA 2019/03/10 None 101-500 people Yes
Standing Buffalo Standing Buffalo Standing Buffalo Public Water System BWA 2018/05/09 None 101-500 people Yes
The Key Key The Key No. 65 BWA 2018/12/14 2019/03/07 101-500 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
Beaver Lake Cree Nation Beaver Lake Beaver Lake Public Water Supply (WTP to Treatment Centre) BWA 2019/03/15 2019/03/22 0-100 people Yes
Bigstone Cree Nation Bigstone Bigstone Reserve D Public Water Supply DNC 2019/03/05 2019/03/05 101-500 people Yes
Blood Blood Moses Lake Public Water System (only 4 homes) BWA 2019/03/22 None 0-100 people Yes
Stoney Eden Valley Eden Valley Public Water System (Only the Eden Valley Band Office, Child and Family Services and Eden Valley Daycare) BWA 2019/03/21 None 501-1000 people Yes
Little Red River Cree Nation Little Red River Cree Nation- John D'or Prairie John D'or Prairie Public Water Supply BWA 2019/02/26 None 501-1000 people Yes
Blood Tribe Blood Tribe Standoff Public Water Supply (Rural Water Line Affecting 14 homes) BWA 2019/02/22 2019/03/01 0-100 people Yes
Blood Tribe Blood St. Paul's Public Water Supply BWA 2019/03/06 2019/03/09 101-500 people Yes
Little Red River Cree Nation Garden River Garden River Public Water Supply BWA 2019/03/22 None 101-500 people Yes
Samson Cree Nation Samson Samson Public Water Supply BWA 2019/02/25 2019/03/02 501-1000 people Yes
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