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Newfoundland and Labrador seeks public input to develop drinking water safety plan


November 10, 2021
By Government of Newfoundland & Labrador

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The government of Newfoundland and Labrador is inviting public input for the development of a Drinking Water Safety Action Plan that will ensure all residents of the province have access to safe and clean drinking water.

Feedback can be provided during this virtual consultation process here. The process, which begins today and continues until Dec. 10, includes an online questionnaire and the option of providing a written submission.

The plan will focus on the expansion of current actions to address challenges with water systems and encompasses all municipal water systems in the province, including private and semi-public systems.

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“Everyone has the right to access safe and clean drinking water in Newfoundland and Labrador,” Bernard Davis, minister of environment and climate change, said. “We want to ensure everyone has their say on how we develop the Drinking Water Safety Action Plan to address areas of concern for all residents. I encourage everyone to visit engageNL to participate in the consultation.”