State of Drinking Water Quality in Canada
According to Health Canada https://www.canada.ca/en/health-canada/topics/health-environment/water-quality-health/drinking-water/advisories-first-nations-south-60.html
as of October 31, 2017 there were:
•100 long-term drinking water advisories – meaning the advisory has been in place for more than a year.
These numbers include public systems financially supported by INAC as well as other systems where the public has a reasonable expectation of access.
•47 short-term drinking water advisories – meaning there was a temporary water quality issue on a specific water system.
In total, across Canada, as of December 5, 2017 there were 1,090 Boil Water Advisories and 55 Do Not Consume Orders.https://www.safewater.org/?utm_source=SDWF+Subscribers&utm_campaign=f1bcab1673-Winter_2017_Newsletter12_08_2017&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_f3730a012c-f1bcab1673-12725193