Tuesday, November 24, 2020

Tag: drinking water advisories

B.C. Interior Health Launches Real-Time Water Advisory Map

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British Columbia’s Interior Health (IH) has launched a real-time, interactive water advisory map, enabling people to search the entire IH region for current drinking...

Slate Falls First Nation Ends 14 Years of Long-Term Drinking Water...

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Slate Falls First Nation now have reliable access to safe, clean drinking water after ending long-term drinking water advisories that have been in effect...

First Nations Push Back on Federal Plan to End Drinking Water...

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First Nations leaders have told the federal government that their plan to end 91 Drinking Water Advisories (DWAs) in First Nations communities doesn’t go...

Regional Chief of Ont. Calls for Shake Up to End BWAs

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For World Water Week, Regional Chief of Ontario, Isadore Day, has released a statement on ending Boil Water Advisories (BWAs). “As we mark World Water...

NSERC Funds Research to Improve Wastewater at Two Ont. First Nations

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Dr. Chris Metcalfe, a professor at the Trent School for the Environment and director of the Institute for Watershed Science, has been awarded $478,800...

Why Training and Retaining First Nations Operators is a Challenge

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The frequency of drinking water advisories in First Nations communities is known to be unacceptably high in Canada. In 2015, 169 drinking water advisories...

Napanee Posts Ontario’s First Standard Road Sign For Drinking Water Protection

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The Town of Greater Napanee has posted Ontario's first new standard road sign to help protect public drinking water sources. It is the first...

Water Risk Remains, Says Report

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Ten years after Walkerton, Canadians remain at risk of waterborne disease outbreaks as a growing divide emerges between those who have access to safe...

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