Drinking Water Quality Publications

Comprehensive Drinking Water Source-to-Tap Assessment Guideline (2010)

Decision Protocols for Cyanobacterial Toxins in B.C. Drinking Water and Recreational Water (PDF, 258KB)

Decision Tree for Responding to a Turbidity Event in Unfiltered Drinking Water  
This document is now in Part B of the Drinking Water Officers' Guide (2017).

Drinking Water Officers’ Guide (August 2017)

Drinking Water Source-to-Tap Screening Tool (2004) (PDF, 400KB)

Drinking Water Treatment Objectives (Microbiological) for Surface Water Supplies in British Columbia (2012)
This document is now in Part B of the Drinking Water Officers' Guide.

Drinking Water Treatment Objectives (Microbiological) for Ground Water Supplies in British Columbia, Version 1 (2015) (PDF, 245KB)

Emergency Response Planning for Small Waterworks Systems (PDF, 317KB)

Guidance Document for Determining Ground Water at Risk of Containing Pathogens (GARP), Version 2 (2015) (PDF, 713KB)  

Provincial Health Officer's Annual Reports: Progress on the Action Plan for Safe Drinking Water

Requests for Reviews under the Drinking Water Protection Act, Office of the Provincial Health Officer (PDF, 40KB)

Safe Water Supply: Vital to Your Health (PDF, 184KB)

Small Water System Guidebook (2013) (PDF, 3.0MB)

Water System Assessment User's Guide (2012)