Lead in Drinking Water

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Health Canada updated the national guideline for lead in drinking water in March 8, 2019. Manitoba is working towards adopting the new guideline.

Information for Manitoba water system owners and operators will be updated as it becomes available.

Information for Manitoba home and building owners follows:

Lead in Drinking Water: Information for Manitoba Homeowners and Home Child Care Providers

  • Quick guide for reducing lead exposure after testing (Available Soon)

Lead in Drinking Water: Information for Manitoba Schools, Child Care Centres and Large Buildings

Community Specific Information on Lead in Drinking Water:

Additional Information:

Manitoba Health, Seniors and Active Living Factsheet on Lead

NSF International – Lead in Drinking Water

Health Canada Factsheet on Lead in Drinking Water

Health Canada – Water Talk: Reducing your Exposure to Lead from Drinking Water

Health Canada Guidelines for Canadian Drinking Water Quality: Technical Document on Lead in Drinking Water

Video: AWWA: Together, Let’s Get the Lead Out