The Drinking Water Program provides expert advice to Health Authorities, and develops legislation, guidelines and policies on drinking water.
CCME ministers are committed to working collaboratively on key freshwater issues such as water demand and use management and water quality and aquatic ecosystems. While most actions relating to water quality protection and water management are taken by individual jurisdictions, CCME provides a forum to enhance coordination on water quality issues.
The IJC is an independent binational organization established by the Boundary Waters Treaty of 1909. Its purpose is to help prevent and resolve disputes relating to the use and quality of boundary waters and to advise Canada and the United States on related questions.
The Water Survey of Canada is the national agency responsible for the collection, interpretation and dissemination of standardized water resource data and information in Canada.
This website is dedicated to bring Canadians important information resouces and publications about our air, climate, freshwater, health, land, oceans, pollution, sustainable development, and weather.
Water Resources Division is presently responsible for administering and implementing water-related policies, regulations and programs, which includes the Yukon Waters Act and the Yukon Waters Regulations.
This website provides information on the protection of our water including: drinking water, aquatic habitat, environmental monitoring, water regulations, and water protection. Environmental Assessment processes help us ensure proposed developments in Saskatchewan are sustainable.
This section gives access to the full text of Quebec's Water Policy, its highlights and a promotional brochure. Integrated watershed management is a major course of action of this Water Policy. We invite you to read the valuable information relating to water which is available in this section.
PEI has an abundance of clean, cool water – ground, surface and coastal. Industries such as aquaculture, the commercial fishery, tourism, food processing and farming all depend on water-based resources. For that reason, there are a number of regulations and guidelines in place to protect the sustainability of our water sytems.
Sustainable Development also means development that includes all our people, that draws on the talents and on the collective wisdom we have inherited from our ancestors. When these three elements are in balance, the protection of our land, economic development and the full participation of our people, then I believe economic development can be sustainable.