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 the former Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada (now Indigenous Services Canada), 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 Indigenous Services Canada (ISC)-funded systems on reserve
Learn about progress in ending long-term drinking water advisories on reserve.
Learn about short-term drinking water advisories in First Nations communities south of the 60th parallel.
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.
Learn how the Government of Canada works with First Nation communities to ensure effective monitoring of water quality.
Learn about wastewater in First Nation communities.
Find out more about other infrastructure support on reserve.