Resources for water system operators to keep their drinking water safe.
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.