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Review of Guidelines for Shock Chlorination in Private Wells (UBC Bridge Program)

Microbial contamination of groundwater from private wells can pose a significant health risk to rural Canadians. To mitigate risk, Health Canada currently recommends shock chlorination along with microbial well testing, voluntary measures most often performed by the homeowner. However, infrequent testing and paucity of research assessing the effectiveness of shock chlorination guidance as...

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Understanding microbial indicators for drinking water assessment - revised

Boil water advisories are issued when water testing detects higher than accepted amounts of microbial indicators or when there are deficiencies with water treatment. The fear of not issuing a boil water advisory when there is truly a health risk associated with water consumption can lead water operators to call for boil water advisories as a precautionary measure. Yet, issuance of boil water...

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Community Water Fluoridation in Canada – Trends, Benefits, and Risks (University of Guelph Master of Public Health Program)

Fluoride has been added to public drinking water in Canadian communities since the 1940s as a means of preventing tooth decay. Dental fluorosis is a known adverse effect of excessive fluoride exposure during tooth formation. Fluorosis ranges from barely noticeable whitish striations in the enamel to severe pitting and brownish staining. In general, the prevalence of dental fluorosis in...

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Workshops Presentations

Retrospective Investigation of Drinking Water-related Illnesses in Canada

Update on the NCCPH Small Drinking Water Systems Project

Update on the NCCPH Small Drinking Water Systems Project

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Safe Drinking Water (2009)

Agenda Presentations: Groundwater Under the Direct Influence of Surface Water*Steve Wallace Ground Water Wells - Construction, Maintenance, and TroubleshootingTwyla Legault Cross Connection Control and Backflow PreventionRoland Tomuschat Cost Effective Treatment of Small Ground Water Systems**Garry Drachenberg Active Surveillance - PHI’s Role with Drinking WaterNelson Fok Handouts:      *   AENV...

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Environmental Health and Inequalities: Evidence and Action

Presentations: Environmental Stewardship UnitStuart Wuttke, Assembly of First Nations (AFN) Health and the EnvironmentAlbert Marshall, Unama'ki Institute of Natural Resources State of Knowledge on Environmental Health Issues for First NationsTara Marsden, First Nations Environmental Health Innovation Network (FNEHIN) Health Canada's Implementation of the Drinking Water Safety Program: Successes...

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Legislation

Potable Water Regulations for Common Carriers, CRC, c 1105

Environmental Protection and Enhancement (Miscellaneous) Regulation, Alta Reg 118/1993, Part 3: Code of Practice for a Waterworks System Consisting Solely of a Water Distribution System

Environmental Protection and Enhancement (Miscellaneous) Regulation, Alta Reg 118/1993, Part 2: Code Of Practice For Waterworks Systems Using High Quality Groundwater

Environmental Protection and Enhancement Act, RSA 2000, c E-12

Activities Designation Regulation, Alta Reg 276/2003

Administrative Penalty Regulation, Alta Reg 23/2003

Approvals and Registrations Procedure Regulation, Alta Reg 113/1993

Potable Water Regulation, Alta Reg 277/2003

Water Act, RSA 2000, c W-3

Water (Ministerial) Regulation, Alta Reg 205/1998

Water (Offences and Penalties) Regulation, Alta Reg 193/1998

Drinking Water Protection Act, SBC 2001, c 9

Drinking Water Protection Regulation, BC Reg 200/2003

Water Act, RSBC 1996, c 483

Ground Water Protection Regulation, BC Reg 299/2004

Manitoba Water Quality Standards, Objectives and Guidelines Regulation, Man Reg 196/2011

Water Protection Act, CCSM c W65

Protection of Water Sources Regulation, Man Reg 326/88 R

Water Supplies Regulation, Man Reg 330/88 R

The Drinking Water Safety Act, CCSM c D101

Drinking Water Quality Standards Regulation, Man Reg 41/2007

Drinking Water Safety Regulation, Man Reg 40/2007

Water and Wastewater Facility Operators Regulation, Man Reg 77/2003

The Ground Water and Water Well Act, CCSM c G110

Well Drilling Regulation, Man Reg 228/88 R

The Groundwater and Water Well and Related Amendments Act, SM 2012, c 27 [Not yet in force]

Clean Water Act, SNB 1989, c C-6.1

Potable Water Regulation, NB Reg 93-203

Water Well Regulation, NB Reg 90-79

Water Resources Act, SNL 2002, c W-4.01

Well Drilling Regulations, 2003, NLR 63/03

Water and Wastewater Facilities and Public Drinking Water Supplies Regulations, NS Reg 186/2005

Well Construction Regulations, NS Reg 382/2007

Water Supply System Regulations, NWT Reg 108-2009

Northwest Territories Waters Regulations, SOR/93-303

Eating or Drinking Places Regulations, RRNWT (Nu) 1990 c P-14

Public Water Supply Regulations, RRNWT (Nu) 1990 c P-23

Tourist Accommodation Health Regulations, RRNWT (Nu) 1990 c P-24

Northwest Territories Waters Regulations, SOR/93-303

Nunavut Waters and Nunavut Surface Rights Tribunal Act, SC 2002, c 10

Small Drinking Water Systems, O Reg 319/08

Transitional — Small Drinking Water Systems, O Reg 318/08

Clean Water Act, 2006, SO 2006, c 22

Safe Drinking Water Act, 2002, SO 2002, c 32

Compliance and Enforcement, O Reg 242/05

Drinking Water Systems, O Reg 170/03

Drinking Water Testing Services, O Reg 248/03

Ontario Drinking Water Quality Standards, O Reg 169/03

Schools, Private Schools and Day Nurseries, O Reg 243/07

Ontario Water Resources Act, RSO 1990, c O.40

Wells, RRO 1990, Reg 903

Environmental Protection Act, RSPEI 1988, c E-9

Drinking Water and Wastewater Facility Operating Regulations, PEI Reg EC710/04

Water Well Regulations, PEI Reg EC188/90

Groundwater Catchment Regulation, CQLR c Q-2, r 6

Regulation respecting the quality of drinking water, CQLR c Q-2, r 40

Regulation respecting waterworks and sewer services, CQLR c Q-2, r 21

Water Regulations, 2002, RRS c E-10.21 Reg 1

The Water Security Agency Act, SS 2005, c W-8.1

Ground Water Regulations, Sask Reg 172/66

The Water Power Act, RSS 1978, c W-6

Drinking Water Regulation, YOIC 2007/139

Waters Act, SY 2003, c 19

Water Regulation, YOIC 2003/58

Environmental Protection and Enhancement (Miscellaneous) Regulation, Alta Reg 118/1993, Part 4: Environmental Code of Practice for Pesticides

Public Sewerage Systems Regulations, RRNWT 1990, c P-22

Industrial and Construction Camps Regulations, NS Reg 40/42

Public Sewerage Systems Regulations, RRNWT (Nu) 1990 c P-22

Water and Sewerage Act, RSPEI 1988, c W-2

The Environmental Management and Protection Act, 2002, SS 2002, c E-10.21

Trailer Coach Park Regulations, YCO 1962/26

Tourist Accommodation Health Regulations, RRNWT 1990, c P-24