Resources for water system operators to keep their drinking water safe.
You can also visit the Online Help Centre for BC Small Water Supplier for your source on online technical resources and self-help tools for small water systems in British Columbia.
Water quality monitoring
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Under the Drinking Water Protection Act and Regulation, owners and operators of a drinking water system are responsible by law to ensure that the water is safe for domestic use.33 KBUpdated 01/06/2018
Permitted water systems are required by the Drinking Water Protection Regulation to monitor drinking water for the presence of total Coliforms and Escherichia coli (Schedule A) on a regular basis (Schedule B).38.39 KBUpdated 01/06/2018
In Fraser Health, permitted water systems are expected to test the drinking water every three years for chemical and physical parameters.33.55 KBUpdated 01/06/2018
According to Section 7 of the B.C. Health Hazard Regulations a landlord must not rent a rental unit unless it is connected to a community (permitted) water supply system or the landlord can provide the tenant with a supply of potable water for domestic (drinking, cooking and sanitation) purposes.204.9 KBUpdated 24/07/2018
View our private well owners section for arsenic resources.
Learn more about turbidity
Turbidity is a measure of the cloudiness of drinking water, reported in a unit called NTU.