Technical failures, inadequate training leaves community without water
Interview with Chief Bruce Achneepineskum, Marten Falls First Nation, ON Full interview
There were 34 new advisories issued since yesterday: 13 in SK, 9 in QC, 9 in NS, 1 in BC, 1 in NB, 1 in NL.
In Québec, a BWA was issued for all municipalities served by the Drummondville Water Distribution System due to the detection of E. Coli; affected are Drummondville, Saint-Cyrille, Saint-Majorique-de-Grantham, Saint-Germain-de-Grantham. The Provincial Government has also issued a BWA to Camping des Voltigeurs in Drummondville...
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|FIRST NATION & INUIT WATER
All First Nation water advisories are also listed on our provincial maps along with non-indigenous advisories.
The long-standing lack of clean drinking water and wastewater facilities in Indigenous communities has left an indelible stain on Canada's flag. For years successive government have pledged to fix the problem, yet today there are 51 long-term and 34 short-term advisories in Indigenous communities across the country. While 109 long-term advisories have been lifted, 51 remain in 31 communities, and the number of short-term advisories has been climbing in recent months, with short-term advisories regularly recurring in the same communities. Band Councils say government initiatives suffer from a lack of holistic approach, unprofessional consultants or engineers and poor funding for operators and related infrastructure.