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Northwestern Health Unit
Safe Water
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Carries out provincial legislation for safe drinking water by providing information and services that ensure public safety of drinking water and swimming areas
  • Conducts inspections and assessments of small drinking water systems
  • Advises owners/operators on steps to be taken to ensure safety of drinking water including water treatment, testing and training
  • Supports municipal water works to announce boil water advisories when health risk is indicated and reviews lab testing to determine when water is safe
  • Monitors the quality of municipal water supplies; water sample shipment schedule located online
  • Provides information on water treatment and alternative methods
  • Investigates drinking water complaints and related illnesses
  • Inspects public facilities including beaches, spas, swimming pools, and whirlpools
  • Posts public swimming advisories when water is unsafe
Hours of Operation
Mon
8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Tue
8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Wed
8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Thu
8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Fri
8:30 am - 4:30 pm

Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Eligibility
No restrictions
Fees
None
Accessibility
Fully Accessible
Legal Status
(50) Non Profit
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211 Ontario North
Last Updated On
November 16, 2020

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