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FIRST NATIONS AND INUIT ADVISORY REPORTS

Previous First Nation/Inuit Water Reports

2017/4/6
Health Canada has published its latest report on boil water advisories in First Nations and Inuit communities.

As of February 28, 2017, there were 126 Drinking Water Advisories (DWA) in effect in 85 First Nations communities across Canada, excluding British Columbia; of these 31 were short-term DWAs - meaning there was a temporary water quality issue on a specific water system - and 96 were long-term DWAs - meaning the advisory has been in place for more than a year. At the end of January 2107, there were 127 Drinking Water Advisories in effect in 81 communities.

In the Atlantic provinces, there are 4 advisories in 4 communities. One new advisory was issued in February for the Natuashish Public Water System and the Bear River Health Centre Semi-Public Water System . Two advisories were rescinded in February for the Esgenoopetitj (Burnt Church), NB and the Elsipogtog, NB Public Water Systems.

In Québec, there are 3 advisories in Kitiban Zibi. No new advisories were issued in February. The long-standing Do Not Consume advisory in Kitigan Zibi (1999) due to high uranium levels is still in effect. It affects three semi-public systems, the Nicolas Stevens Center, Pakinawatik School and Wanaki Treatment Centre.

In Ontario, there are 83 advisories (77 BWA and 6 DNC) in 46 communities. There were 4 new BWAs issued during February for the Couchining, Lac la Croix, Rainy River and Fort Severn Public Water Systems; 2 advisories were lifted for the Attawapiskat Public Water System and the Cat Lake Northern Store Semi-Public Water System.

In Manitoba, there are 11 BWAS and 2 DNC advisories in 10 communities. There was 1 new advisory in February for the Hollow Water Public Water System; 1 advisory was lifted for the Kinonjeoshtegon Public Water System. Two advisories were issued and rescinded in February for the War Lake Public Water System and the Pinaymootang Band Office (OLD) Daycare Semi-Public Water System.

In Saskatchewan, there are 16 BWAs in 13 communities. 2 new advisories were issued since the last report, for the Cowessess Marieval and the Peter Ballantyne Sandy Bay Public Water Systems. Two advisoris were lifted for the Kawacatoose and Lac La Ronge Public Water Systems; 4 advisories were issued and rescinded in February for the Makwa Sahgaiehcan, Montreal Lake, Saulteaux, Sturgeon Lake and Thunderchild, Public Water Systems.

In Alberta, there are 9 BWAs in 8 communities. There is 1 new advisories for the Paul Band Public System. 5 advisories were issued and lifted for the Bigstone, Emineskin, Little Red River-Fox Lake, Sturgeon Lake Public Water Systems in February.

In BC, according to the First Nations Health Authority (FNHA)- which is responsible for water in First Nations communities in BC - as of Feb 28, 2017, there were 16 Boil Water Advisories and 4 Do Not Consume advisories for a total of 20 Drinking Water Advisories in effect in 18 First Nation communities in British Columbia. This includes water systems with 5 or more connections and smaller water systems that have public facilities. NOTE: These advisories are now included in our maps.

Previous First Nation/Inuit Water Reports 2017/3/7
NOTE: While Health Canada has recently been updating its reports more frequently, the advisories date back five to eight weeks.

Health Canada has published its latest report on boil water advisories in First Nations and Inuit communities.

As of December 31, 2016, there were 127 Drinking Water Advisories (DWA) in effect in 81 First Nations communities across Canada, excluding British Columbia; of these 28 were short-term DWAs, meaning there was a temporary water quality issue on a specific water system and 98 were long-term DWAs, meaning the advisory has been in place for more than a year. At the end of December 2016, there were 130 Drinking Water Advisories in effect in 85 communities.

In the Atlantic provinces, there are 2 advisories in 2 communities. No new advisories were issued in December. Two advisories were issued and rescinded during December for the Esgenoopetitj (Burnt Church), NB and the MillbrooK, NS Public Water Systems. One advisory was rescinded in Potlotek, NS.

In Québec, there are 3 advisories in Kitiban Zibi. Four BWAs were issued and rescinded in December for the Ekuanitshit (Mingan), Long Point, Mashteulatsh and Timiskaming Public Water Systems. The long-standing Do Not Consume advisory in Kitigan Zibi (1999) due to high uranium levels is still in effect. It affects three semi-public systems, the Nicolas Stevens Center, Pakinawatik School and Wanaki Treatment Centre.

In Ontario, there are 83 advisories (77 BWA and 6 DNC) in 46 communities. There were 4 new BWAs issued during December for the Chapleau, Lac la Croix, Kashechewan and Pikangikum Public Water Systems; 5 advisories were lifted in Fort Albany, Pic Mobert, Rocky Bay, Wunnumin and Wapekeka; 1 advisory was issued and rescinded in December for the Shoal Lake #39 Public Water System.

In Manitoba, there are 11 BWAS and 2 DNC advisories in 11 communities. There were 2 new advisories in December for the Fox Lake (Gillam/Bird) Public Water System and the Pinaymootang Bottle Fill Semi-Public Water System.

In Saskatchewan, there are 19 BWAs in 15 communities. 1 new advisory was issued since the last report, for the Poundmaker, TLE community Public Water System. One advisory was lifted for the Peter Ballantyne Sandy Bay Public Water System; 4 advisories were issued and rescinded in December for the Cowessess-Marieval, Laplonge, Kiskaciwan and Turtle Lake Public Water Systems.

In Alberta, there are 8 BWAs in 8 communities. One advisory was rescinded for the Tsuu T'ina Community Centre Semi-Public System. 5 advisories were issued and lifted for the Kehewin, Fox Lake, Samson, Eden Valley and South Tallcree Public Water Systems.

In BC, according to the First Nations Health Authority (FNHA)- which is responsible for water in First Nations communities in BC - as of Feb 28, 2017, there were 16 Boil Water Advisories and 4 Do Not Consume advisories for a total of 20 Drinking Water Advisories in effect in 18 First Nation communities in British Columbia. This includes water systems with 5 or more connections and smaller water systems that have public facilities. NOTE: These advisories are now included in our maps.


2017/2/10
As of November 30, 2016, there were 130 Drinking Water Advisories (DWA) in effect in 85 First Nations communities across Canada, excluding British Columbia; of these 32 were short-term DWAs, meaning there was a temporary water quality issue on a specific water system and 98 were long-term DWAs, meaning the advisory has been in place for more than a year. At the end of October 2016, there were 133 Drinking Water Advisories in effect in 90 communities.

In the Atlantic provinces, there are 4 advisories in 4 communities. No new advisories were issued November.

In Québec, there are 3 advisories in Kitiban Zibi. Two BWAs were issued and rescinded in November for the Essipit and Mashteulatsh Public Water Systems. The long-standing Do Not Consume advisory in Kitigan Zibi (1999) due to high uranium levels is still in effect. It affects three semi-public systems, the Nicolas Stevens Center, Pakinawatik School and Wanaki Treatment Centre.

In Ontario, there are 84 advisories (78 BWA and 6 DNC) in 46 communities. There were 6 new BWAs issued during November for the Fort Albany, Rocky Bay, Curve Lake, Kashechewan and Wunnumin Public Water Systems and for the Curve Lake School Semi-public System; 2 advisories were lifted in Pays Plat and Wauzhushk Onigum; 2 advisories were issued and rescinded in November for the Fort William and the North Caribou Lake Public Water Systems.

In Manitoba, there are 10 BWAS and 2 DNC advisories, there were no new advisories in November; 1 advisory was lifted for the Little Saskatchewan Daycare Semi-Public Water System (Non-Transient). 1 advisory was issued and rescinded in November for the Pinaymootang Semi-Public Water System.

In Saskatchewan, there are 19 BWAs in 15 communities. 1 new advisory was issued since the last report, for the Hatchet/Lake North Point & Northern Settlement and one re-issued for the Peter Ballantyne Sandy Bay Public Water Systems. 3 advisories were rescinded for the Flying Dust, Hatchet Lake/Lac La Hache, Nekaneet and Sakimay Public Water Systems; 2 advisories were issued and rescinded in November for the Red Pheasant Cree Nation and the Saultreaux Public Water Systems.

In Alberta, there are 9 BWAs in 9 communities. 1 new boil water advisory (BWA) was issued for the Tsuu T'ina Bullhead Community Centre-Semi-System Public Water. 3 advisories were lifted for the O'Chiese Bremnerville Public Water System (O'Chiese), and the Stoney Trading Post and Western Cree Complex SL Resources Semi-Public Water Systems. 1 BWAs was issued and lifted in November for the Little Red River-John D'Or Public Water System.

In BC, according to the First Nations Health Authority (FNHA)- which is responsible for water in First Nations communities in BC - as of January 31, 2017, there were 17 Boil Water Advisories and 4 Do Not Consume advisories for a total of 21 Drinking Water Advisories in effect in 19 First Nation communities in British Columbia. ?This includes water systems with 5 or more connections and smaller water systems that have public facilities. NOTE: These advisories are now included in our maps.

2016/12/16
As of October 31, 2016, there were 133 Drinking Water Advisories in effect in 90 First Nations communities across Canada, excluding British Columbia. At the end of September 2016, there were 139 Drinking Water Advisories in effect in 94 communities.

In the Atlantic provinces, there are 4 advisories in 4 communities. 2 new advisories were issued and rescinded in October for the Eskasoni Castle Bay and East Bay Public Water Systems.

In Québec, there are 3 advisories, all in Kitigan Zibi. Three BWAs were issued and rescinded in Kanesatake (OKA), Timiskaming and Village des Hurons. The long-standing Do Not Consume advisory in Kitigan Zibi (1999) due to high uranium levels is still in effect. It affects three semi-public systems, the Nicolas Stevens Center, Pakinawatik School and Wanaki Treatment Centre.

In Ontario, there are 81 advisories (75 BWA and 6 DNC) in 46 communities. Thwere were 3 new BWAs issued for the North Caribou Lake, Pays Plat and Mishkeegogamang 63A and 64B Public Water Systems; 6 advisories were lifted in Kashechewan, Taykwa Tagamou, Bearskin Lake, Kasabonika Lake, Lac La Croix and Ochiichagwe'babig'ining; 2 advisories were issued and rescinded in October for the Constance Lake and Whitedog Public Water Systems.

In Manitoba, there are 10 BWAS and 2 DNC advisories. There is 1 new advisory for the Kinonjeoshtegon (Jackhead) Band Office/Health Centre Semi-Public Water System; 1 advisory was lifted for the Pinaymootang IRTC Semi-Public Water System. 1 advisory was issued and rescinded in October for the Mosakahiken (Moose Lake) Public Water System.

In Saskatchewan, there are 21 BWAs in 19 communities. 4 new advisories were issued since the last report, for the Flying Dust, Sandy Bay, Sakimay and Hatchet Lake Public Water Systems. 3 advisories were rescinded for the Laplonge Public System in English River and the Pemican Portage and the Cumberland #20 Public Water Systems in Cumberland House; 6 advisories were issued and rescinded in October for the Clearwater River, Cowessess, Lac La Ronge, Montreal Lake, Peter Ballantyne Southend, and Waterheh Lake Public Water Systems.

In Alberta, there are 11 BWAs in 11 communities. 1 new boil water advisory (BWA) was issued for the Blood Gladstone Community Hall Semi-Public Water Supply. 2 advisories were lifted for the O'Chiese Townsite Public Water System and for the Full Gospel Fellowship Church and the Treaty 8 House Semi-Public Water Systems. 4 BWAs were issued and lifted in October for the Heart Lake and the Tsuu T'ina Calgary Public Water Systems, and for the S & S Confectionary and the Brighter Beginnings Academy Semi-Public Water Systems.

In BC, according to the First Nations Health Authority (FNHA)- which is responsible for water in First Nations communities in BC - As of November 30, 2016, there were 21 Boil Water Advisories and 4 Do Not Consume advisories for a total of 25 Drinking Water Advisories in effect in 22 First Nation communities in British Columbia. This includes water systems with 5 or more connections and smaller water systems that have public facilities.. NOTE: These advisories are now included in our maps.


2016/11/10
FIRST NATIONS & INUIT ADVISORY UPDATE

Health Canada has published its latest report on boil water advisories in First Nations and Inuit communities. As of September 30, 2016, there were 139 Drinking Water Advisories in effect in 94 First Nations communities across Canada, excluding British Columbia. At the end of August 2016, there were 132 Drinking Water Advisories in effect in 89 communities.

In the Atlantic provinces, there are 5 advisories in 5 communities. 2 new advisories were issued the Esgenoopetitj (NB) and Potlotek (NS) Public Water Systems.

In Québec, there are 3 advisories, all in Kitigan Zibi. One BWA was issued in Kitigan Zibi was issued and lifted in September and the long-standing Do Not Consume advisory in Kitigan Zibi (1999) due to high uranium levels is still in effect. It affects three semi-public systems, the Nicolas Stevens Center, Pakinawatik School and Wanaki Treatment Centre.

In Ontario, there are 84 advisories (78 BWA and 6 DNC) in 46 communities. 4 new advisories were issued for the Kashechewan, Kasabonika Lake, Lac La Croix and Ochiichagwe'babig'ining Public Water Systems; 3 were issued and rescinded for the Sandy Lake, Chapleauand Onegaming Public Water Systems during September.

In Manitoba, there are 10 BWAS and 2 DNC advisories. There were no changes in September.

In Saskatchewan, there are 21 BWAs in 11 communities. 1 new advisory was issued since the last report, for the English River La Plonge Public Water System. 4 advisories were issued and rescinded for the Cowessess, Fond du Lac Denesuline, Peter Ballantyne and Turtle Lake Public Water Systems. 1 advisory was rescinded or the Buffalo River Dene Nation Public Water System .

In Alberta, there are 12 BWAs in 13 communities. 4 new boil water advisories (BWA) were issued for the O'Chiese Bremmerville and Town Site Public Water Systems, and for the Marten Lake Community Hall and Stoney Trading Post Semi-Public Water Systems. 2 advisories were lifted for the Wah Pun 1 and the Mikisew Cree Band Office Semi-Public Water Systems. 4 BWAs were issued and lifted in September for the Beaver Lake and Whitefish Lake Public Water Systems and for the O'Chiese Truck Stop Semi-Public Water System.

In BC, according to the First Nations Health Authority (FNHA)- which is responsible for water in First Nations communities in BC - As of October 31, 2016, there were 18 Boil Water Advisories and 4 Do Not Consume advisories for a total of 22 Drinking Water Advisories in effect in 19 First Nation communities in British Columbia. This includes water systems with 5 or more connections and smaller water systems that have public facilities.. NOTE: These advisories are now included in our maps.

2016/10/6<

Health Canada has published its latest report on boil water advisories in First Nations and Inuit communities. As of August 31, 2016, there were 132 Drinking Water Advisories in effect in 89 First Nations communities across Canada, excluding British Columbia. At the end of July 2016, there were 132 Drinking Water Advisories in effect in 92 communities.

In the Atlantic provinces, There are no changes; there are 3 Boil Water Advisories in effect in 3 communities. 1 advisory was issued and lifted for the Esgenoopetitj Public Water System in New Brunswick.

In Québec, there are 4 advisories. Three advisories were issued and lifted in August for the Eagle Village-Kipawa, the Mani-Utenam (Maliotenam) and the Mashteuiatsh Semi-Public Water Systems. The long-standing Do Not Consume advisory in Kitigan Zibi (1999) due to high uranium levels is still in effect. It affects three semi-public systems, the Nicolas Stevens Center, Pakinawatik School and Wanaki Treatment Centre.

In Ontario, there are 79 advisories (73 BWA and 6 DNC). 1 new advisory was issued for the Rat Portage-Wauzhushk Onigum Public Water System; 1 was issued/rescinded and re-issued for the Naicatchewenin Public Water System. 5 advisories were issued and rescinded during August for Kashechewan, Rocky Bay, N.W. Angle 33 Dog Paw, and Rainy River Public Water Systems.

In Manitoba, there are 10 BWAS and 2 DNC advisories. There are 4 new advisories for the Little Saskatchewan Daycare, the Pinaymootang IRTC, band office, old daycare and Pinay Gas Bar Semi-Public Water Systems (Non-Transient). 1 advisory was rescinded for the Dakota Plains Public Water System and 1 advisory was issued and rescinded for the Swan Lake Band Office Public Water System, in August.

In Saskatchewan, there are 21 BWAs in 11 communities. 1 new advisory was issued since the last report, for the Pemican Portage Public Water System. 3 advisories were rescinded for the Black Lake Stony Rapids, the Hatchet Lake North Point & Northern Settlement and the Montreal Lake Cree Nation Public Water Systems. 2 advisories were rescinded and re-issued for the Buffalo River Dene Nation Public Water System and the Cumberland House No. 20-R/C system; 5 advisories were issued and rescinded in August, for the Cowessess First Nation, English River (Laplonge), Fond du Lac Denesuline, Little Pine and Opawakoscikan Reserve #201 Public Water Systems.

In Alberta, there are 13 BWAs in 13 communities. 5 new boil water advisories (BWA) were issued for the Driftpile New Church Addition, the Mikisew Cree Wah Pun 1 and Band Office, and the Treaty 8 House Semi-Public Water Systems; and the Garden River Public Water Supply. 5 advisories were rescinded, for the Child Lake Multi-Purpose building, Bushe Food & Gas, Tsuut'ina Spirit Healing Lodge Semi-Public Systrems; and the Allison Bay and Sturgeon Lake Public Water Systems. 4 BWAs were issued and lifted in August for the John D'or Prairie, Bremmerville and Paul Public Water Systems; and the Tsuut'ina Community Centre Semi-Public Water System.

In BC, according to the First Nations Health Authority (FNHA)- which is responsible for water in First Nations communities in BC - As of August 31, 2016, there were 20 Boil Water Advisories and 4 Do Not Consume advisories for a total of 24 Drinking Water Advisories in effect in 21 First Nations communities in British Columbia. This includes water systems with 5 or more connections and smaller water systems that have public facilities. NOTE: These advisories are nowt included in our maps.



2016/9/9
Health Canada has published its latest report on boil water advisories in First Nations and Inuit communities. As of July 31, 2016, there were 132 Drinking Water Advisories in effect in 92 First Nations communities across Canada, excluding British Columbia. At the end of June 2016, there were 134 Drinking Water Advisories in effect in 93 communities.

In the Atlantic provinces, there are 3 Boil Water Advisories in effect in 3 communities. The advisory in Natuashish which was rescinded in June was re-issued in July. 1 advisory was rescinded for the Indian Island Band Office/Health Centre Semi-Public Water System in New Brusnwick. 1 advisory was issued and lifted during July for the Eel River Bar Public Water System in New Brunswick.

In Québec, there is 1 new advisory since the last report, for the Grand Lac Victoria (Kitcisakik) Semi-Public Water System, bringing the province's total to 5. One advisory was lifted for the public water system in Natashquan. The long-standing Do Not Consume advisory in Kitigan Zibi (1999) due to high uranium levels is still in effect. It affects three semi-public systems, the Nicolas Stevens Center, Pakinawatik School and Wanaki Treatment Centre.

In Ontario, there are 80 advisories (74 BWA and 6 DNC). 1 new advisory was issued for the Wapekeka public pater system. 5 advisories were rescinded for the Fort Severn, Pikangikum, Naicatchewenin, Lac La Croix, Pic Mobert North and Seine River public water systems; 4 advisories were issued and rescinded in July for the Albany, Attawapiskat, Kashechewan and Mishkeegogamang public water systems.

In Manitoba, there are 8 BWAS and 2 DNC advisories. There are 4 new advisories for the Dakota Plains, Jackhead (Kinonjeoshtegon), Lake Manitoba and Long Plain (cistern) Public Water Systems. 1 advisory was rescinded for the Shamattawa Public Water System. 3 advisories were issued and rescinded for the Dakota Tipi, Long Plain and Sandy Bay Public Water Systems in July.

In Saskatchewan, there are 24 BWAs in 20 communities. 4 new advisories were issued since the last report, for the Fond du Lac (rescinded/re-issued in July), Stony Rapids, Buffalo River Dene, Montreal Lake Cree and Little Red River Public Water Systems. 3 advisories were issued and rescinded in July, for the Big River, Clearwater River Dene and LAc La Ronge Public Water Systems. 2 advisories were lifted for the Fond du Lac and Witchekan Lake Public Water Systems.

In Alberta, there are 13 BWAs in 12 communities. 3 new boil water advisories (BWA) were issued for the Child Lake Multi-Purpose building and the Tsuut'ina Spirit Healing Lodge Semi-Public Water Systems as well as the Sturgeon Lake Public Water System. 3 advisories were rescinded, for the Montana and Gregoire Lake Public Water System and the English Bay Community Centre Semi-Public Water System. 6 BWAs were issued and lifted in July for the Red Crow, John D'or Prairie, Paul and Eden Valley Public Water Systems as well as the O'Chiese Truck Stop and Sucker Creek Multi-Purpose Complex Semi-public Systems.

In BC, according to the First Nations Health Authority (FNHA)- which is responsible for water in First Nations communities in BC - As of August 31, 2016, there were 20 Boil Water Advisories and 4 Do Not Consume advisories for a total of 24 Drinking Water Advisories in effect in 21 First Nations communities in British Columbia. ?This includes water systems with 5 or more connections and smaller water systems that have public facilities. NOTE: These advisories are now included in our maps.

2016/8/12
Health Canada has published its latest report on boil water advisories in First Nations and Inuit communities. As of June 30, 2016, there were 134 Drinking Water Advisories in effect in 93 First Nations communities across Canada, excluding British Columbia. At the end of May 2016, there were 126 Drinking Water Advisories in effect in 84 communities.

In the Atlantic provinces, there are 4 Boil Water Advisories in effect in 4 communities. There are no new advisories although 1 advisory was issued and rescinded for the Natuashish Public Water System in Newfounbdland and Labrador in June.

In Québec, there is 1 new advisory since the last report, for the Natashquan First Nation Public Water System, bringing the provinces total to 4. Two advisories were issued and rescinded in June for Eagle Village-Kipiwa and Essipit public water systems. The long-standing Do Not Consume advisory in Kitigan Zibi (1999) due to high uranium levels is still in effect. It affects three semi-public systems, the Nicolas Stevens Center, Pakinawatik School and Wanaki Treatment Centre.

In Ontario, there are 82 advisories (76 BWA and 6 DNC). 2 new advisories were issued for Pikangikum and Sachigo Lake public pater systems. 1 advisory was rescinded for the MBQ Mohawk Bible College Public Water System; 3 advisories were issued and rescinded in June for the Naicatchewenin, Couchining and Northwest Angle 33 Dog Paw public water systems. The advisory in Lac Lacroix was rescinded and re-issued in June.

In Manitoba, there are 5 BWAS and 2 DNC advisories. 1 advisory was issued and rescinded for the Wasagamack public water system in June.

In Saskatchewan, there are 23 BWAs in 19 communities. 4 new advisories were issued since the last report, for the Fond du Lac, Hatchet Lake, Red Earth and Witchekan Lake public water systems. 1 advisory was issued and rescinded in June, for the Peter Ballantyne Southend public water system. 2 advisories were lifted for the Montreal Lake Cree Nation and the Stony Rapids public water systems.

In Alberta, there are 13 BWAs in as many communities. 3 new boil water advisories (BWA) were issued for the Allison Bay and the Montana public water systems and the English Bay (Cold Lake) Community Centre semi-public water system. 5 BWAs were issued and lifted in June for the Big Stone Reserve D, Garden River, Saddle Lake and Sucker Creek public water systems as well as the Dene Tha' Daycare and the Goodswimmer Gas 724 semi-public systems. The BWA for the Woodland Cree, Marten Lake Community Hall semi-public water system was also lifted.

In BC, according to the First Nations Health Authority (FNHA)- which is responsible for water in First Nations communities in BC - As of July 31, 2016, there were 20 Boil Water Advisories and 4 Do Not Consume advisories for a total of 24 Drinking Water Advisories in effect in 21 First Nations communities in British Columbia. This includes water systems with 5 or more connections and smaller water systems that have public facilities.



2016/7/11
As of May 31, 2016, there were 126 Drinking Water Advisories in effect in 84 First Nation communities across Canada, excluding British Columbia. At the end of April 2016, there were 131 Drinking Water Advisories in effect in 88 communities.

In the Atlantic provinces, there are 4 Boil Water Advisories in effect in 4 communities. 2 advisories were rescinded, for the Eskasoni East Bay and the Potlotek public water systems in Nova Scotia.

In Québec, there are no new advisories since the last report, although 2 advisories were issued and removed during May for the Mashteuiatsh and the Timiskaming public water systems. The advisory for the Essimit public water system was also rescinded. The long-standing Do Not Consume advisory in Kitigan Zibi (1999) due to high uranium levels is still in effect. It affects three semi-public systems, the Nicolas Stevens Center, Pakinawatik School and Wanaki Treatment Centre.

In Ontario, there are 84 advisories (78 BWA and 6 DNC). 2 new advisories were issued for the Lac La Croix and Big Grassy public water systems; 2 advisories were lifted in Attawapiskat and Sachigo Lake; 4 advisories were issued and rescinded during May for the Bearskin Lake, Mishkeegogamang, Naicatchewenin and Ochiichagwe'babigo'ining public water systems.

In Manitoba, there are 5 BWAS and 2 DNC advisories. There are no new advisories in May.

In Saskatchewan, there are 19 BWAs in 15 communities. There are no new advisories since the last report, although 2 were issued and rescinded during May, for the Thunderchild and Pelican Lake public water systems; 2 BWAs were lifted for the Fond du Lac Denesuline Nation and the Sturgeon Lake public water systems. In Alberta, there are 11 BWAs in 11 communities. 1 new boil water advisory (BWA) was issued for the Gregoire Lake regional water system in Fort McMurray. 2 BWAs were issued and lifted in May for the Janvier and Stoney-Eden Valley public water systems; and 1 advisory was rescinded for the Morley-Bearspaw Riding Arena semi-public water system

In BC, according to the First Nations Health Authority (FNHA)- which is responsible for water in First Nations communites in BC - As of May 31, 2016, there were 21 Boil Water Advisories and 5 Do Not Consume advisories for a total of 26 Drinking Water Advisories in effect in 23 First Nation communities in British Columbia. This includes water systems with 5 or more connections and smaller water systems that have public facilities.? There are no details as to which communities are under water advisory or when individual advisories were issued.


2016/6/17
Health Canada has published its latest report on boil water advisories in First Nations and Inuit communities. As of April 30, 2016, there were 131 Drinking Water Advisories in effect in 88 First Nation communities across Canada, excluding British Columbia. At the end of March 2106, there were 133 Drinking Water Advisories in effect in 89 communities.

In the Atlantic provinces, there are 6 Boil Water Advisories in effect in 6 communities. 1 advisory was issued and rescinded for the Eel Ground Public System during April 2016. 1 advisory was rescinded for the Natusashish Public Water System in Newfoundland Labrador.

In Québec, there is 1 new advisory for the Essimit Public Water System. We assume 3 BWAs were rescinded in April as they are no longer on the list; for the Pessamit, Unamen Shipu (La Romaine) and Wolinak public water systems. 1 new advisory was issued and rescinded in Wolinak in April. The long-standing Do Not Consume advisory in Kitigan Zibi (1999) due to high uranium levels is still in effect. It affects three semi-public systems, the Nicolas Stevens Center, Pakinawatik School and Wanaki Treatment Centre.

In Ontario, there are 82 advisories (76 BWA and 6 DNC). 1 new advisory was issued in Webequie, and 1 advisory was lifted and re-issued in Attawapikat; 2 advisories were lifted for the Bearskin Lake Public Water System and the Mishkeegogamang New Plant. Advisories were issued and rescinded during April in Fort Albany, Kashchewan, Lac La Croix, Long Lake No. 58, and Naicatchewenin.

In Manitoba, there are 7 BWAS and 2 DNC advisories. 2 BWAs issued in March were rescinded in April for the Hollow Water and the Lake Manitoba Public Water Systems; there are no new advisories.

In Saskatchewan, there are 19 BWAs in 16 communities. 1 new BWA was issued for the Fond du Lac Denesuline Nation Public Water System; 2 boil water advisories were rescinded in Nekaneet (issued in 2013) and for the Peter Ballantyne Opawakoscikan Reserve #201 Public Water Systems; 3 BWAs were issued and rescinded in April for the Little Pine, Thunderchild and Witchekan Lake Public Water Systems.

In Alberta, there are 12 BWAs in 12 communities. 2 new boil water advisories (BWA) were issued for the Dene Tha'-Bushe Food & Gas Semi-Public Water Supply and the O'Chiese Bremnerville Public Water Supply. 2 BWAs were lifted in Atikameg and for the Sucker Creek Multi-Purpose Complex Semi-Public Water System.

In BC, according to the First Nations Health Authority (FNHA)- which is responsible for water in First Nations communites in BC - As of May 31, 2016, there were 21 Boil Water Advisories and 5 Do Not Consume advisories for a total of 26 Drinking Water Advisories in effect in 23 First Nation communities in British Columbia. This includes water systems with 5 or more connections and smaller water systems that have public facilities.? There are no details as to which communities are under water advisory or when individual advisories were issued.

2016/5/24

As of March 31, 2016, there were 133 Drinking Water Advisories in effect in 89 First Nation communities across Canada, excluding British Columbia. At the end of February 2106, there were 134 Drinking Water Advisories in effect in 85 communities.

In the Atlantic provinces, there are 6 Boil Water Advisories in effect in 6 communities. No new boil water advisories were issued in March.

In Québec there were 3 new BWAs issued and rescinded in March; in Pessamit, Unamen Shipu (La Romaine) and Wolinak public water systems, no details given. The long-standing Do Not Consume advisory in Kitigan Zibi (1999) due to high uranium levels is still in effect. It affects three semi-public systems, the Nicolas Stevens Center, Pakinawatik School and Wanaki Treatment Centre.

In Ontario, there are 80 advisories (74 BWA and 6 DNC). New advisories were issued in Attawapiskat, Fort Severn and Mishkeegogamang; BWAs were removed for the Curve Lake and Mitaanjigaming Public Water Systems; 3 new BWAs were issued and rescinded in March in Aroland, Naicatchewenin and Wabaseemoong Whitedog.

In Manitoba, there are 7 BWAS and 2 DNC advisories. 2 new BWAs were issued for the Hollow Water and the Lake Manitoba Public Water Systems; 1 advisory was issued and rescinded in March for the Swan Lake Band Office Public Water System.

In Saskatchewan, there are 20 BWAs in 14 communities. 1 new BWA was issued for the Peter Ballantyne, Opawakoscikan Reserve #201 Public Water System; 2 boil water advisories were issued and rescinded in March for the Cowessess and the Shoal Lake Public Water Systems.

In Alberta, there are 12 BWAs in 10 communities. 1 new boil water advisory (BWA) was issued for the Atikameg Public Water Supply. 2 BWAs were issued and lifted in March for the Boyer River and the Paul Public Water Systems; BWAs were rescinded for the John D'or Prairie and the Saddle Lake Public Water Systems and for the Alexis Island Well Semi-Public Water System.

In British Columbia, according to the First Nations Health Authority (FNHA)- which is responsible for water in First Nations communites in BC - as of April 30, 2016, there were 20 Boil Water Advisories and 5 Do Not Consume advisories for a total of 25 Drinking Water Advisories in effect in 22 First Nation communities in British Columbia. ?This includes water systems with 5 or more connections and smaller water systems that have public facilities. There are no details as to which communities are under water advisory or when individual advisories were issued.

2016/4/28

As of February 29, 2016, there were 134 Drinking Water Advisories in effect in 85 First Nation communities across Canada, excluding British Columbia. At the end of January 2106, there were 135 Drinking Water Advisories in effect in 86 communities.

In the Atlantic provinces, there are 7 Boil Water Advisories in effect in 6 communities one more than in the previous report. A boil water advisory that was issued and rescinded in January in Natuashish, was re-issued in February.

In Québec there were no new BWAs issued in the last months. The long-standing Do Not Consume advisory in Kitigan Zibi (1999) due to high uranium levels is still in effect. It affects three semi-public systems, the Nicolas Stevens Center, Pakinawatik School and Wanaki Treatment Centre. It is the only First Nation/Inuit advisory n Québec.

In Ontario, there are 80 advisories (74 BWA and 6 DNC). 6 new BWAs were issued and rescinded in February in Attawapiskat, Moose Cree, Keewawin, North Caribou Lake, Curve Lake (Daycare, Maintenance Building) and Rainy River; an indication that water issues are getting resolved more rapidly in indigenous communities. 3 BWAs were lifted in Alderville (Daycare, Elders Centre, Community Centre) and Naotkamegwanning, Pikangikum public water systems. 2 BWAs were rescinded and re-issued the next day for the New Plant Public Water System in Mishkeegogamang and for the West Pumphouse Plant (Upgraded to DNC) in N.W. Angle 33 Angle Inlet. A new BWA was issued for the Curve Lake Daycare/Band Infant/Toddler Semi-Public Water System and for the Sachigo Lake Public Water System.

In Manitoba, there are 5 BWAS and 2 DNC advisories. 2 BWAs were rescinded for the Garden Hill Public Water System and for the Lake Manitoba Band Office Semi-Public Water Systemvisory for the Garden Hill Public Water System.

In Saskatchewan, There are 20 BWAs in 14 communities. 4 boil water advisories were issued and rescinded in February for the Black Lake Public Water System and the Kawacatoose Public Water System. 1 BWA was rescinded for the Peter Ballantyne Sandy Bay Public Water System.

In Alberta, There are 13 BWAs in 12 communities. 4 new boil water advisories (BWA) were issued for the Frog Lake Head Start Building Semi-Public Water Supply, the Saddle Lake Public Water System, the Sucker Creek Multi-Purpose Complex and health centre Semi-Public Water System, and the Marten Lake Community Hall Semi-Public Water System. 3 BWAs were lifted for the Atikameg Public Water Supply, the Montana Gas Bar Semi-Public Water System and the Sturgeon Lake Timberwolf Store Semi-Public Water System.

In British Columbia, according to the First Nations Health Authority (FNHA)- which is responsible for water in First Nations communites in BC - as of March 31, 2016, there were 20 Boil Water Advisories and 5 Do Not Consume advisories for a total of 25 Drinking Water Advisories in effect in 22 First Nation communities in British Columbia. This includes water systems with 5 or more connections and smaller water systems that have public facilities. There are no details as to which communities are under water advisory or when individual advisories were issued.

2016/3/19

Health Canada has published its latest report on boil water advisories in First Nations and Inuit communities. As of January 31, 2016, there were 135 Drinking Water Advisories in effect in 86 First Nation communities across Canada, excluding British Columbia. At the end of December, there were 131 Drinking Water Advisories in effect in 87 communities.

In the Atlantic provinces, there are 6 Boil Water Advisories in effect in 5 communities as there were in the previous report. A BWA was issued and rescinded in Natuashish in January.

In Québec there were no new BWAs issued in November. The long-standing Do Not Consume advisory in Kitigan Zibi (1999) due to high uranium levels is still in effect. It affects three semi-public systems, the Nicolas Stevens Center, Pakinawatik School and Wanaki Treatment Centre. It is the only First Nation/Inuit advisory n Québec.

In Ontario, there are 79 advisories (73 BWA and 6 DNC) in 63 communities. 4 new BWAs in 3 communities were issued. The New Plant water system in Mishkeegogamangin is once again under boil water advisory; there are 2 new advisories in Alderville for the Elders Complex and Anishnaa Kwewag Gamig Services semi-public water systems; a new BWA was issued for the Public Water System in Curve Lake. A boil water was issued and rescinded in Fort Albany during January. 4 BWAs were removed form the list; they include Aroland, Chapleau Cree, Wabigoon and Whitefish Bay Public Water Systems.

In Manitoba, there are 7 BWAS and 2 DNC advisories. There is one new advisory for the Garden Hill Public Water System.

In Saskatchewan, There are 21 BWAs in 15 communities. 3 new boil water advisories were issued, for the Ministikwan Lake, Muskowekwan and Peter Ballantyne Public Water Systems. The BWAs for the Little Pine and Standing Buffalo Public Water Systems were lifted. An advisory for the Ahtahkakoop Public Water System was issued and rescinded during January.

In Alberta, There are 13 BWAs in 14 communities. 2 new boil water advisories (BWA) were issued for the Atikameg and John D'Or Prairie Public Water Systems; 2 advisories were lifted for the Bushe Food and Gas Semi-Public Water System, and the Horse Lake Public Water System.

In British Columbia, according to the First Nations Health Authority (FNHA)- which is responsible for water in First Nations communites in BC - as of February 29, 2016, there were 22 Boil Water Advisories and 4 Do Not Consume advisories for a total of 26 Drinking Water Advisories in effect in 23 First Nation communities in British Columbia. This includes water systems with 5 or more connections and smaller water systems that have public facilities. There are no details as to which communities are under water advisory or when individual advisories were issued.

2016/2/29
Health Canada has published its latest report on boil water advisories in First Nations and Inuit communities; although the report is two months old it gives an indication of drinking water in aboriginal communities. As of December 31, 2015, there were 131 Drinking Water Advisories in effect in 87 First Nation communities across Canada, excluding British Columbia. At the end of November, there were 136 Drinking Water Advisories in effect in 96 communities.

In the Atlantic provinces, there are 6 Boil Water Advisories in effect in 5 communities, one less than in November because the advisory for the Natusashish Public Water System has been lifted. A Do Not Consume (DNC) advisory was issued and lifted in December for the Saint Mary's Public Water System.

In Québec there were no new BWAs issued in November. The long-standing Do Not Consume advisory in Kitigan Zibi (1999) due to high uranium levels is still in effect. It affects three semi-public systems, the Nicolas Stevens Center, Pakinawatik School and Wanaki Treatment Centre. It is the only First Nation/Inuit advisory n Québec.

In Ontario, there are 75 individual BWAs and 5 DNC advisories in 41 First Nation communities, as many of these have more than one system under advisory. New advisories were issued for public systems in Wabigoon. Advisories were lifted in December in Kashechewan, Mishkeegogamang (New Plant WS), Sachigo Lake and Dokis; an advisory was issued and lifted in Pays PLAT during the month of December.

In Manitoba, there are 6 BWAS and 2 DNC advisories. There have been no changes since the last report.

In Saskatchewan, there are 20 active BWAs and 1 BWO in 18 communities. Since the last report, advisories were lifted in Birch Narrows and Clearwater.

In Alberta, there are 14 boil water advisories (BWA); one advisory was rescinded for Morley Chiniki CAPS Building Semi-Public Water System. No other changes since he last report.


2015/2/6
As of November 30, 2015, there were 136 Drinking Water Advisories in effect in 92 First Nation communities across Canada, excluding British Columbia. At the end of October, there were 139 Drinking Water Advisories in effect in 94 communities.

In the Atlantic provinces, there are 6 Boil Water Advisories in effect. The two advisories in Prince Edward Island in the Abegweit First Nations communities of Morell and Rocky Point have been lifted.

In Québec there were no new BWAs issued in November. The long-standing Do Not Consume advisory in Kitigan Zibi (1999) due to high uranium levels is still in effect. It is the only advisory n Québec.

In Ontario, there are 47 BWAs and 4 DNC water advisories in First Nation communities, with many of these having more than one system under advisory. Advisories that were lifted in October in Bearskin Lake, Kashechewan and Mishkeegogamang were re-issued in November; advisories were also rescinded in Alderville (Building/Learning Centre), Long Lake Long NO 58, Pikangikum and Rainy River. Again in November, a BWA was issued and removed in Ochiichagwe'babigoo'ining.

In Manitoba, there are 6 BWAS and 2 DNC advisories. Over the past month one advisory was issued for the Shamattawa Public Water System.

In Saskatchewan, there are 22 individual BWAs and 1 BWO in 18 communities. Since the last report, new advisories were issued for Birch Narrows, Clearwater River Dene Nation and Standing Buffalo Public Water Systems; advisories were lifted in Ministikwan Lake Cree Nation, Peter Ballantyne Kinoosao and Southend Public Systems, and Shoal Lake. Advisories were issued and rescinded in Ahtahkakoop, Lac La Ronge and Witchekan Lake. In Alberta, there are 14 boil water advisories (BWA). A new advisory was issued for the Horse Lake Public Water System. Advisories were rescinded for the Child Lake Multi-Purpose Building, the Belly River Gas Station, the Frog Lake Headstart, the Morley-Barspaw Riding Arena and the Sturgeon Lake Elders Centre Semi-Public Water Systems. 2015/1/19
As of October 31, 2015, there were 139 Drinking Water Advisories in effect in 94 First Nation communities across Canada, excluding British Columbia. At the end of September, there were 138 Drinking Water Advisories in effect in 93 communities.

In the Atlantic provinces, there are 7 Boil Water Advisories in effect. There were no changes since the last report.

In Québec there were no new BWAs issued in October, the advisory in Essipit was lifted. The long-standing Do Not Consume advisory in Kitigan Zibi due to high uranium levels is still in effect.

In Ontario, there are 47 BWAs and 4 DNC water advisories in first nation communities, with many of these having more than one system under advisory. Over the past month, advisories were lifted in Bearskin Lake, Kashechewan, Mishkeegogamang and Big Grassy. BWAs were issued and revoked during the month of October in Lac Lacroix, Naicatchewenin, Seine River and Sheguiandah. A BWA was issued, removed and re-issued in October for Ochiichagwe'babigoo'ining. New BWAs were issued in Pikangikum, Sachigo Lake, Sandy Lake, Long Lake NO.58 and for the Admin.building/Learning Centre in Alderville.

In Manitoba, there are 6 BWAS and 2 DNC advisories. Over the past month one advisory was issued and lifted for the public water system in Fox Lake (Bird).

In Saskatchewan, there are 18 active BWAs and 1 DNC. Since the last report, a new advisory was issued for the Peter Ballantyne Cree Southend Public Water System ; advisories were lifted in Ministikwan Lake Cree Nation, Peter Ballantyne Cree Deschambault Lake Public System, and Hatchet Lake. An advisory for Fond du Lac was issued and rescinded in October. In Alberta, there are 15 boil water advisories (BWA); new advisories were issued for the Child Lake Multi-Purpose Building and the Morley-Barspaw Riding Arena Semi-Public Water Systems. Advisories were lifted for the Standoff Trailer Court Water Supply, the Dene Tha' Four Chief Complex and Morely Public Works Semi-Public Water Systems.


2015/12/2
As of Septemer 30, 2015, there were 138 Drinking Water Advisories in effect in 94 First Nation communities across Canada, excluding British Columbia. At the end of August, there were 133 Drinking Water Advisories in effect in 93 communities.

In the Atlantic provinces, there are 7 Boil Water Advisories in effect. There were no changes other than a bwa was issued and rescinded in September for the Kingsclear Public Water System; it affected 5001-1000 people.

In Québec there were 3 new BWAs issued in September, two of these in Manawan and Ekuanitshit were also rescinded in September while the advisory in Essipit is still in effect, as is the long-standing Do Not Consume advisory in Kitigan Zibi due to high uranium levels.

In Ontario,there are 53 water advisories in first nation communities, with many of these having more than one system under advisory. Over the past month, advisories were lifted in Port Severn, Rat Portage, Lac Lacroix and Serpent River. BWAs were issued and revoked during the month of September in Ginoogaming and Mattagami. A BWA which was issued and removed in August for Kashechewan was re-issued in September. New BWAs were issued in Mishkeegogamang, Chapleau and Naicatchewenin.

In Manitoba, there are 6 BWAS and 2 DNC advisories. Over the past month one advisory was lifted for the public water system in Lake Tadoule. A boil water advisory for the Swan Lake Band Office was issued and removed in September.

In Saskatchewan, there are 18 active BWAs and 1 DNC. Since the last report, advisories were lifted in Lac La Ronge, Makwa and Meadow Lake. New advisories were issued in Ministikwan Lake and White Bear. In Alberta, there are 15 boil water advisories (BWA); new advisories were issued for the Blood Belly River Gas Station, Montana Gas Bar and Morley Public Works Semi-Public Water Systems. Advisories were lifted for the Eden Valley Public Water System, and for the Dene Tha' Daycare, Sturgeon Lake Western Cree Complex and Timberwolfe Store Semi-Public Water Systems.

2015/11/2

As of August 31, 2015, there were 142 Drinking Water Advisories in effect in 96 First Nation communities across Canada, excluding British Columbia. At the end of July, there were 133 Drinking Water Advisories in effect in 93 communities.

In the Atlantic provinces, there are 7 advisories in First Nations communities. the advisory for the Natuashish Public Water System was lifted. An advisory for the Eskasoni Public Water System East Bay, affecting 1001-5000 people, was issued and lifted in August.

In Québec there are no changes since Health Canada's last report. The 1999 Do Not Consume advisory due to unacceptable levels of uranium in the water is still in place in Kitigan Zibi.

In Ontario, there are 4 BWAs, for the Bearskin Lake, Lac La Croix and Rocky Bay Public Water Systems, and the Curve Lake Small Business Centre. Advisories were issued and lifted in August in 4 communities: Poplar Hill, Cape Croker, Chapleau and Kashechewan. In Lac La Croix the advisory affecting 101-500 people was issued, lifted and re-issued in August. An advisory issued in February for Wauzhushk Onigum Public Water System was lifted and re-issued in August. The advisories in Fort Albany and Sachigo Lake Public Water Systems were lifted.

In Manitoba, there are 6 BWAs and 2 DNC advisories. The advisory that was issued and removed in July for the Pinaymootang Arena Semi-Public Water System was re-issued in August. There is a new BWA for the Tadoule Lake Public Water System. In Saskatchewan, there is a total of 20 BWAs and 1 DNC advisories in First Nations communities. New advisories were issued for the Lac La Ronge, Makwa Sahgaiehcan , Pelican Narrows Cree, Deschambault Lake Cree and Sturgeon Lake water systems. The advisories for the Ahtahkakoop, Birch Narrows and Montreal Lake Cree water systems were rescinded.

In Alberta, there are currently 16 active water advisories in First Nation communities, with 7 new ones issued since the last report; they include the Dene Tha' Four Chief Complex and Dene Tha'Daycare, Eden Valley Public Water System, Morley Chiniki CAPS Building, Sturgeon Lake Elders Centre, Western Cree Complex and Timberwolfe Store. BWAS were issued and rescinded in August for the Blood Standoff Public Water System, Blood Red Crow College, the Sucker Creek Multi-Purpose Complex and Health Centre and the Tsuu T'ina Child & Family Services. Older advisories were removed for the Louis Bull 2 Public Water System and the Bremnerville Public Water Supply.


2015/9/26
As of July 31, 2015, there were 133 Drinking Water Advisories in effect in 93 First Nation communities across Canada, excluding British Columbia. At the end of June, there were 132 Drinking Water Advisories in effect in 91 communities.

In the Atlantic provinces, there are 8 First Nation advisories. In this report the only change since Health Canada last reported is that the advisory for the Waycobah Public Water System in Nova Scotia issued at the end of June was lifted on July 3.

In Québec the 1999 Do Not Consume advisory due to unacceptable levels of uranium in the water is still in place in Kitigan Zibi; the only change is that an advisory which was issued and lifted twice in June for the Natashquan Public Water System, was also issued and removed in July.

In Ontario, there are 51 First Nations communities under water advisory; this number excludes the many multiple advisories within one community. The oldest BWA dates back to 1995 in Neskantaga. Advisories issued for Pelican Falls High School in Lac Seul, Aundeck-omnikaning Public Water System and Poplar Hill Public Water System were issued and removed in July; the advisory for Pikangikum Public Water System issued in late June was removed in July. The boil water advisory for Big Grassy Public Water System which was removed in June was re-issued in July.

In Manitoba, there are no changes other than an advisory was issued and removed in July for the Pinaymootang Arena Semi-Public Water System. In Saskatchewan, there is a total of 19 water advisories in First Nation communities. New advisories were issued for the Ahtahkakoop Public Water System and the Montreal Lake Cree Nation Public Water System; the BWA for the Birch Narrows First Nation Public Water System which was removed in June was re-issued on July 22. The advisories for the Eagles Lake , Fond du Lac, Lac La Ronge and Sucker River Public Water Systems were rescinded; and advisories for Cowessess and Peter Ballantyne (Southend) Public Water Systems were issued and lifted in July.

In Alberta, there are currently 11 active water advisories in First Nation communities. New advisories were issued for the Frog Lake and Tsuu T'ina Child & Family Services Semi-Public Water Systems. The advisory for the Beaver First Nation Child Lake Multi-Purpose Building was removed after 5 years; an advisory was issued and removed in July for the Janvier Public Water System; and the advisory for the Loon River Public Water System issued in June was removed in July.

On the whole, what is increasingly noticeable in these reports is that more and more advisories are issued and lifted within a normal period of two to three weeks, which we see as an indication of better water managment in First Nations communities.


2015/8/28
As of June 30, 2015, there were 132 Drinking Water Advisories in effect in 91 First Nation communities across Canada, excluding British Columbia. At the end of May, there were 127 Drinking Water Advisories in effect in 88 communities.

In the Atlantic provinces, there are 9 First Nation advisories. There are no changes in PEI, the 2 advisories issued for the Abegweit Morell and Rocky Point Public Water Systems, issued in 2009 and 2008, remain in place. In New Brunswick, a BWA for the Eel River Bar Public Water System was issued and lifted in June; the advisories for Eel Ground (2008), Indian Island (2005) and Pabineau (2005) remain in effect. In Nova Scotia there is 1 new advisory for the Waycobah Public Water System in Whycocomah; the advisory issued for the Potlotek Public Water System in February remains in effect.

In Québec the 1999 Do Not Consume advisory due to unacceptable levels of uranium in the water is still in place in Kitigan Zibi; a new advisory was issued and lifted twice in June for the Natashquan Public Water System.



In Ontario, there are 44 water advisories in First Nations communities, with the oldest dating back to 1995 in Neskantaga; new BWAs were issued in June for the Pikangikum, Sachigo Lake, Dokis, Ochiichagwe'babigo'ining and Serpent River public water systems. 7 Boil water advisories were issued and resolved in Attawapiskat, Mishkeegogamang, Wunnium Lake, Hiawartha, Big Grassy, Fort William and Naicatchewenin during the month of June.

In Manitoba, there are 6 water advisories including a new BWA for the Canupawakpa Dakota Community Complex in Pipestone. In Saskatchewan, there is a total of 19 water advisories in First Nation communities. There are 2 new BWAs for the Fond du Lac and Lac La Ronge public water systems; 10 advisories were issued and resolved during the month of June in Birch Narrows, Canoe Lake, Clearwater River, English River, LaPlonge, Meadow, Makwa Sahgaiehcan, Ministikwan Lake, Southend and Chief Joseph Custer Reserve # 201 Public Water Systems; the 2013 advisory for the Red Earth Public Water System was also lifted.

In Alberta, there are currently 11 active water advisories in First Nation communities. 5 advisories were lifted in Driftpile, Frog Lake, Pigeon Lake, Sadle Lake and Sturgeon Lake; 2 new advisories were issued for the Louis Bull 2 and Loon River Public Water Systems.




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