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Public Consultation: PFOS and PFOA in drinking water

The Federal-Provincial-Territorial Committee on Drinking Water (CDW) has assessed the available information on Perfluorooctane Sulfonate (PFOS) and Perfluorooctanoic Acid (PFOA) with the intent of developing a drinking water guidelines and guideline technical documents for each. Until September 2, 2016, the CDW is holding a public consultation to solicit comments on both proposed guidelines, the approach used for their development and on the potential economic costs of implementing them, as well as to determine the availability of additional exposure data. If you are interested in submitting comments on one or both documents, please visit the Health Canada site for more information.

Public Consultation: Manganese in drinking water

A revised set of guidelines for manganese in drinking water is being proposed by Health Canada. The BCWWA Drinking Water Committee is currently reviewing the consultation document and putting together a response on behalf of the Association. If you would like to provide feedback on the proposed guideline, please visit the Health Canada website for more information and submit your comments to Jodi Garwood at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. before Friday, July 15.

 

Water Sustainability Committee now accepting applications

Are you an experienced water professional who is looking to influence change and connect with industry peers? The BCWWA Water Sustainability Committee is currently seeking members to help provide regular input on the BC Water Sustainability Act and regulations on behalf of the association.

 

In 2016-17, the committee will be focusing on policies and regulations related, but not limited to: measuring and reporting, livestock watering, dedicated agricultural water, and alternative governance approaches. If you have a background in one of these areas and are interested in joining this volunteer committee, please contact Jodi Garwood at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

 

For more information on this and our other volunteer Technical and Program Advisory Committees, please visit our Committees page for details.

 



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