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2010 tables 11.1 11.2

  1. 1. Table 11.1 Provincial Drinking Water Contacts Alberta Health & Wellness Disease Control & Prevention 23 Floor, 10025 Jasper Avenue Box 1360 Station Main Edmonton, Alberta Alberta Attention: Kevin McLeod, Senior Team Leader Phone: (780) 427-8118 Email: Kevin.McLeod@gov.ab.ca, More information can be found here: http://www.environment.alberta.ca/apps/RegulatedDWQ/More.aspx Provincial Health Services Authority 700-1380 Burrard St Vancouver, B.C. V6Z 2H3 Website: www.phsa.ca/default.htm / British http://www.bclaws.ca/Recon/document/freeside/--%20D%20-- Columbia /Drinking%20Water%20Protection%20Act%20%20SBC%202001%2 0%20c.%209/05_Regulations/10_200_2003.xml Phone: (604) 675-7400 Fax: (604) 708-2700 James Drew, Branch-Director/Director Food Production, Manitoba Health and Healthy Living Manitoba 204-788-6745 James.Drew@gov.mb.ca http://www.gov.mb.ca/waterstewardship/odw/reg-info/acts- regs/index.html Drinking Water Protection Sustainable Planning Branch Marysville Place, P. O. Box 6000 Fredericton, NB New Brunswick E3B 5H1 Canada Phone: 506-453-2862 Water Resources Management Division Department of Environment & Conservation 4th Floor Confederation Bldg W. P.O. Box 8700 St. John’s, NL A1B 4J6 Newfoundland Phone: (709) 729-2563 Fax: (709) 729-0320 Email: water@gov.nl.ca Website: www.gov.nl.ca/env/water http://www.env.gov.nl.ca/Env/env/waterres/water_resources.asp Office of the Chief Medical Health Officer Health & Social Services, Government of the Northwest Territories Box 1320, CST-6 Northwest Yellowknife NT X1A 2L9 Territories Attention: Duane Fleming, Chief Environmental Health Officer Phone (867) 920-3293 Fax (867) 873-0122 Email: duane_fleming@gov.nt.ca
  2. 2. Table 11.1 Provincial Drinking Water Contacts Judy MacDonald, P. Eng. Supervisor, Drinking Water Management Nova Scotia Nova Scotia Department of Environment and Labor Water and Wastewater Branch 5151 Terminal Road P. O. Box 697 MOE Drinking Water Systems Regulation www.ene.gov.on.ca/envision/water/sdwa/dwsr Toll Free: 1-800-565-4923 Drinking Water Management Division Ontario 14th Floor, 135 St. Clair Avenue West Toronto, M4V 1P5 Website: http://www.ene.gov.on.ca/envision/org/dwmd.htm General Inquiry: (416) 314-4475 Fax: (416) 314-6935 Young, Jim, P.Eng. Director of Water Management Email: jjyoung@gov.pe.ca Prince Edward Phone: (902) 368-5034 Island Fax: (902) 368-5830 Cécile Laverdière, biologiste Ministère de l'Environnement du Québec Direction des politiques en milieu terrestre Service des pesticides 675, boul. René-Lévesque Est, 8 étage, boîte 26 Quebec Québec (Québec) G1R 5V7 Courriel : cecile.laverdiere@menv.gouv.qc.ca Téléphone: (418) 521-3829 poste 4810 Télécopieur: (418) 528-1035 Public Health Inspector La Ronge Public Health Services Saskatchewan Box 6000 La Ronge, Saskatchewan S0J 1L0 Website: http://www.saskh2o.ca/RolesAndResponsiblities.asp Phone: 306-425-4800 Government of Yukon Department of Health & Social Services Phone: (867) 667-5456 Fax: (867) 393-6205 Attention: Pat Brooks, Environmental Health Officer Yukon Email: Pat.Brooks@gov.yk.ca, Environmental Health Health and Social Services Government of Yukon Box 2703 #2 Hospital Road Whitehorse, Yukon Canada Y1A 2C6
  3. 3. Table 11.1.2 Drinking Water Requirements Bulk Water Tank Wells – Raw Water Operating Permit Monitoring/ Sampling Emergency Response/ Jurisdiction Parameters to Sample Reporting Requirements Supply Supply Exemptions Required Requirements (Frequency) Contingency Plans Requirements Requirements The municipal system E. coli, TC and HPC weekly for treated surface water all results go directly from lab will notify Ministry of Approved source, same as public Check with local is regulated by Alberta and quarterly for groundwater lab to ministry of health health 24/7 on positive permit water haulers system water inspector Environment. Ministry not under influence results and up to Ministry and regular testing of Health does not More information can be found of health to decide on issue operating permit here: action for municipal, public http://www.environment.alberta. or private system, but ca/apps/RegulatedDWQ/More.a has the responsibility spx of making sure water Alberta is safe. Drinking water officers Fecal Coliform bacteria or E. Parameters and Frequency that are As soon as a lab believes In the case of a prescribed Approved source, same as public system Check with local may issue an operating coli. established by the regulations in the samples contain fecal water supply system, the permit water haulers water inspector, permit after receiving an operating permit. Coliform or E. col i, it water supplier must have a and regular testing. more information application from a water less than 5 000 = 4 tests/year notifies the public health written emergency here: supplier. The application 5 000 to 90 000 = 1 per 1 000 of inspector who then response and contingency http://www.crd.bc.ca would be required to be population contacts the water supplier plan in accordance with /water/waterquality/r in a form satisfactory to more than 90 000 90 plus = 1 per and investigates for the regulations, to be egulations.htm the drinking water 10 000 of population in excess of possible sources of implemented in the event officer. Existing permits, 90 000 contamination. Under the of an emergency or issued under the Safe Drinking Water Protection abnormal operational Drinking Water Act it will be necessary for circumstances affecting its Regulation, would the lab to contact the water supply system or continue to be valid until drinking water officer, the drinking water source. The surrendered, suspended medical health officer and drinking water officer may or cancelled. the water supplier. order a water supplier to British Columbia review and update its emergency Response and contingency plan.
  4. 4. Table 11.1.2 Drinking Water Requirements Owner of public or semi- Total Coliform, E. Coli. Additional Typically biweekly bacteriological Monthly disinfection and None currently. Water system Any water supplied to May require Water Private water public water supply parameters may have to be testing. Daily disinfectant residual, turbidity reporting, where owners will be encouraged to public must be of Rights license. systems (supply system will require sampled, e.g., disinfectant residual, daily turbidity measurements, where required. Bacteriological and develop emergency response potable quality. No Located, constructed water to a single operating license. May turbidity, THMs. If a laboratory required. Periodic sampling for chemical test results typically plans through the licensing common use cups. and maintained to private residence or also require Water conducts an analysis of a sample other standards. received directly from lab. process. If a laboratory Stored in covered prevent contamination designated as Rights license and from a public water system or a conducts an analysis in potable water only of water. private) are not Environment Act license. semi-public water system, and the relation to a private water containers. Refreshed directly regulated. The director or a results indicate system and the results indicate and container More information drinking water officer (a) that a serious health risk to that a serious health risk to disinfected on regular can be found here: must obtain the approval users of the system exists or may users of the system exists or basis. http://www.gov.mb. of a medical officer exist; or may exist, the laboratory must ca/waterstewardship/ before making a drinking (b) non-compliance with a drinking notify the private water odw/reg-info/acts- water safety order that water quality standard specified in supplier as soon as is regs/index.html (a) affects the availability the regulations; practicable, in accordance Manitoba of potable water to users the laboratory must immediately with the regulations, and of a water system; notify the director, a medical advise him or her of the (b) requires the water officer or a drinking water officer, circumstances of the analysis supplier to provide an and provide the information that he and of the existence of the alternate supply of or she requires. risk or possible risk. potable water; or (c) addresses an issue relating to the safety of water currently being obtained from the water system.
  5. 5. Table 11.1.2 Drinking Water Requirements Owner of public or An owner of a regulated water supply system shall The Provincial Analytical Water system should no approved source, Rules and Check with local semi-public water (a) have a sampling plan that is approved by the Minister of Services shall on longer be used for drinking permit water haulers Regulations are water inspector supply system will Health and Wellness, and completion of a test of a water purposes until and regular testing. stated within the require operating (b) ensure that the water in the system is collected and tested in sample of water, notify the deemed safe. Contact “Water Wells license. accordance with the sampling plan. Minister of Health and local authorities for more The Provincial Regulations” of the Wellness of the results of information. Analytical Services NB Clean Water A sampling plan shall be on a form provided by the Minister of the test. shall on completion Act. Health and Wellness and shall include the following information: of a test of a sample (a) the frequency with which the samples of water are to be of water from a well collected from the regulated water supply system for the purpose referred to in of testing; subsection (1) or (2) (b) a list of the substances that the regulated water supply notify the Minister of system is to be tested for; Health and (c) a description of each location in the regulated water supply Wellness of the system where the samples of water are to be collected; results of the test. (d) the name or title of the position of the person who is to collect the samples of water and a description of the relevant training of that person; (e) the name and address of the laboratory that is to perform the testing; (f) the date that the sampling of the water is to commence; and (g) any other information that that Minister considers necessary. New Brunswick Check with local water inspector for details. A municipal drinking water system's Approval to Operate requires the Approval Holder to use laboratories that have obtained accreditation for all parameters listed in the approved sampling plan
  6. 6. Table 11.1.2 Drinking Water Requirements Operator may require The parameters monitored For drinking water sampling None Currently Presence of E. coli will Approved source, Terms & Conditions N/A “Water Rights under this component of the purposes, the four seasons are result in a boil water permit water haulers attached to non- License” for program may include, but may as follows: advisory for the complete and regular testing domestic well commercial use of not be limited to the following: Winter January 1 - March 31 water system. permit water, not domestic. Spring April 1 - June 30 Physical Parameters Summer July 1 - September 30 • Temperature Fall October 1 - December 31 • Conductivity • pH • Color • Turbidity • Dissolved Oxygen • Total Dissolved Solids Chemical Parameters Inorganic: Newfoundland & • Metals Labrador • Major Ions • Nutrients Organic: • Chlorination Disinfection By- Products (CDBP) • Trihalomethanes (THMs) • Haloacetic Acids (HAAs) • Total Organic Carbon • Hydrocarbons • Pesticides • Other organic parameters as required Chlorine Residual Testing: • Free Chlorine • Total Chlorine Certification of As per Canadian Drinking As per CDWQG. To Office of the Chief Not required Approved by Office Approved by Office Check with local Operators Water Quality Guidelines Medical Health Officer of the Chief Medical of the Chief water inspector (CDWQG) and Office of the Health Officer Medical Health Northwest Chief Medical Health Officer Officer Territories (Total and E. coli 0 with free chlorine residual present).
  7. 7. Table 11.1.2 Drinking Water Requirements If greater than 23,000 Microbilogical All public drinking water Whenever the presence of In accordance with water In accordance with In accordance with Check with local L/d is used - need a No sample should contain supplies requiring an approval coliforms is detected, the registration requirements the Guidelines for Well Construction office prior to water-taking license. If more than 10 total Coliform are tested at least once a week. owner of the certified lab or wastewater approval. If Water Haulers Regulations making application the water system has organisms per 100 ml, none of If your system serves less than shall ensure that the lab water does not meet the (under development) for at least 15 service which should be Escherichia 5000 people per month you immediately notifies the Guidelines for Canadian or AWWA approvals/registrat connections or serves coli or thermotolerant Coliform. must supply 4 samples per water supply owner and Drinking Water Quality Standards. ions. Also - check 25 or more people at month NSDOE. Reporting of requirements for with municipal least 60 days per year Chemical Parameters regular monitoring results bacteriological and authorities for their - need to register, as Aluminum, color, pH, is upon request by the chemical quality, the requirements and a public water system Ammonia, conductivity, Department. Wastewater - owner shall initiate the boil federal authorities Depending on potassium, per the approval (if water advisory and contact for their wastewater services - Antimony, copper, selenium, applicable). the Department of the requirements. may need an on-site Arsenic, fluoride, sodium, Environment and the septic system Barium, hardness, sulphate, Medical Officer of Health approval. Boron, iron, total dissolved (MOH) as soon as solids, possible Cadmium, lead, total organic carbon, Calcium, magnesium, turbidity, Chloride, manganese, uranium, Chromium, nitrate, zinc. Nova Scotia
  8. 8. Table 11.1.2 Drinking Water Requirements Owner of public or Drinking-Water Systems Regulation O. Reg. 170/03 As soon as you become Check with local approved source, Same as public Check with local semi-public water aware of an adverse test authorities regarding permit water haulers with some water inspector supply system will Non-Municipal Year Round Residential result you must individual systems. and regular testing differences see require operating Or Non-Municipal Large Non-Residential immediately report it to: local water officer license. Check with Chemical parameters The local Medical Officer for details. local authorities • Nitrate & Nitrite: Once every 3 months of Health, by speaking with regarding individual • Trihalomethanes (THMs) (only those systems that chlorinate or someone in person or on systems. chloraminate): Once every 3 months, the sample must be taken the telephone, at your local from a point in the distribution system that is likely to have an Public Health Unit; and elevated potential for the formation of THMs MOE, by speaking with • Sodium and Fluoride: Every 60 months someone in person or on • Lead: Every 12 months, the sample must be taken from a point the telephone, at the Spills in the distribution system that is likely to have an elevated Action Centre. concentration of lead • All organic and inorganic parameters listed in Schedules 23 and 24 of the Drinking-Water Systems Regulation 4 : Once every 36 months (if raw water supply is from ground water). Once every 12 months (if raw water supply is from surface water). Microbiological Parameters For distribution samples: • Twice a week if not chlorinating or chloraminating • Once every week if chlorinating or chloraminating For raw water samples: • Once a month Ontario Specific parameters to measure: • Total coliforms • E. Coli or fecal coliforms • HPC (only in distribution samples) Seasonal Residential and Small Non-Residential Chemical Parameters How often to collect samples (at least) [Only during the operating season, must receive current test results before reoperating] • Nitrate/Nitrite: Once every 3 months • Sodium and Fluoride: Every 60 months • Lead: Every 60 months, : the sample must be taken from a point in the distribution system that is likely to have an elevated concentration of lead • All organic and inorganic parameters listed in Schedules 23 and 24 of the Drinking-Water Systems Regulation (seasonal residential systems and only those small non-residential systems that serve a designated facility): Once every 60 months By what date first samples must be taken: If testing was previously done under Regulations 459/00 or 505/01 or under an OWRA approval or order, within the period of time set by the Regulation after the date of the last sample; For new systems that have not done chemical testing described
  9. 9. Table 11.1.2 Drinking Water Requirements Check with local The inorganic chemistry Check with local authorities for The owner or operator of a Check with local approved source, Check with Local Check with local authorities regarding analysis tests water for the individual systems. public water supply shall authorities. permit water haulers Authorities. water inspector. individual systems. presence of a number of immediately notify the local and regular testing. minerals and metals (i.e. authority of any event or calcium, sodium, iron, lead, situation that may affect Prince Edward etc.). the safety of that public Island The bacteriological analysis water supply tests the water for the presence of total coliform and E.coli bacteria. Autorization required For municipal, private, tourist facilities, institutions serving more If non-compliance with any No requirement in the Same parameters Construction Check with local from Ministère de than 20 persons: of the quality standards, regulation and frequency to standards included water inspector l’Environnement for • 2 or more samples per month bacterial parameters (fecal the owner of the sample as for other in the Groundwater new or modification of: coliform or E. coli, Total coliform, HPC) depending on the distribution system must distribution systems catchment drinking water intake, number of persons served report to the Ministère de in case of bulk water Regulation treatment or • 1 sample per year for 15 inorganic parameters (arsenic, l’Environnement and tank for human distribution systems cadmium, chromium, lead, uranium, etc.) regional public health consumption Protection areas (municipal, private, • 1 sample per month for turbidity authority must be determined tourist facilities, • 4 samples a year for nitrites-nitrates Drinking water must institutions); operators • More organic parameters if serving more than 5000 persons If presence of fecal have undergone a For new wells, must must obtain a • More parameters if chlorine, ozone or chlorine dioxide coliform or E. coli in chlorination obtain certificate of employed in treatment drinking water sample, treatment before authorization, Quebec qualification (dec. must inform the population being put at the either from the 2005). served to boil the water disposal of a user. Ministère, either before drinking it. from the For domestic use, The tank may not be municipality permit required from used to transport (depending on the municipality for new other materials likely number of users, well to contaminate that volume pumped per water. day, and intended use)
  10. 10. Table 11.1.2 Drinking Water Requirements Check with local (1) Approval of water quality by Unless otherwise approved by The owner or operator of a No requirements in the A person who Check with local authorities regarding the local authority will be the local authority, when public water supply shall regulation, check with delivers via bulk water inspector individual systems. based on an analysis and chlorine is being applied to theimmediately notify the local local authorities. water tank, potable acceptable results for water, the owner or operator authority of any event or water for human bacteria; and major ions. shall conduct and record daily situation that may affect consumption shall tests for chlorine, pH and any the safety of that public ensure that the (2) The local authority may other test that the local authority water supply including: water remains require additional analysis for requires. • any malfunction of potable at the point determining acceptable water treatment equipment that of delivery. Water quality (e.g. health and toxicity Bacteriological Analysis could affect the safety of that is used for this and biocides) if the local that public water supply; purpose shall be authority suspects that the in the case of a public water • any breakdown or obtained from: water quality may be subject to supply that is operated contamination of the (a) Saskatchewan contamination that would not throughout the year, once every distribution system; Environment be identified in an analysis three months; and • any matter that may permitted supply; or required by the type of analysis in the case of a public water affect the safety or (b) a supply that has indicated in clause (1) above. supply that is operated on a suitability of the source been approved by Saskatchewan seasonal basis, once per year, water for that public water the local authority. with the sample being taken at a supply; time specified by the local • any laboratory water test authority. results from those public Note: Whatever sampling water supplies that indicate frequency is required, owners or the presence of E. coli or operators of public water fecal coliforms. supplies should send in a sample for bacteriological analysis whenever environmental conditions (e.g. excess rain, flooding, etc.) have occurred that may have impacted on the water supply. Certification of As per Canadian Drinking As per CDWQG. To Office of the Chief Not required Approved by Office Approved by Office Check with local Operators Water Quality Guidelines Medical Health Officer of the Chief Medical of the Chief water inspector (CDWQG) and Office of the Health Officer Medical Health Yukon Chief Medical Health Officer Officer (Total and E. coli 0 with free chlorine residual present).