News And Links

Filterco Receives Small Water Systems Award

The award recognizes small water systems in British Columbia for initiatives that demonstrates outstanding effort in the delivery of safe drinking water. Read story (PDF)

All About: Water and Health

(CNN) -- The next time you fall sick and someone suggests it's because of something in the water, they could be right. According to the World Bank, 88 percent of all diseases are caused by unsafe drinking water, inadequate sanitation and poor hygiene. Read CNN story (external site)

WaterAid International

WaterAid is an international charity whose mission is to overcome poverty by enabling the world’s poorest people to gain access to safe water, sanitation and hygiene education. Find out more (external site)

World Health Organization

Drinking Water Legislation

The BC government is constantly updating legislation for drinking water systems. Requirements for treatment and testing are becoming significantly stricter, especially for small water system purveyors. Keep updated on their site: You can also do a search under “drinking water” on their site.

New Standards For Private Well Owners

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