The NPA is a national programme to prevent marine pollution and protect coastal habitat from land-based activities. At this site, you can discover how land-based activities contribute to marine pollution and what Canada seeks to do about it.
The Water Resources Division is responsible for managing the water resources of the Northwest Territories through the administration of the Northwest Territories Waters Act and Regulations and the Arctic Waters Pollution Prevention Act.
Public Works and Services and other government departments work together to provide safe drinking water and effective sewage systems in NWT communities. Our department’s role is to provide technical support. We review designs of water and sewage systems. We tests models of new methods of water quality improvement. We give technical advice on new construction material and equipment.