Water in First Nation communities
Find out how the Government of Canada works with First Nations to improve water and wastewater systems on reserve.
Budget 2016 is investing, through Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada (INAC), starting in 2016-2017:
- $1.8 billion over five years for on-reserve water and wastewater infrastructure to address health and safety needs, ensure proper facility operation and maintenance, and end long-term drinking water advisories on INAC-funded systems on reserve
Learn about the different types of drinking water advisories and search for regional updates.
The three steps to follow to resolve drinking water advisories.
Learn about progress in eliminating drinking water advisories on reserve.
Learn how the responsibility for providing water on reserve is shared between First Nations and the Government of Canada.
Find out how First Nation community operators get trained through the Circuit Rider Training Program.
Find protocols, guidelines and the policy for water and wastewater systems in First Nations communities.
Find out more about other infrastructure support on reserve.
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