Regulatory Information - Forms

Operating Licence for a Public or Semi-public Water System

The water supply for public and semi-public water systems is regulated under The Drinking Water Safety Act and its two supporting regulations the Drinking Water Safety Regulation and the Drinking Water Quality Standards Regulation. An owner of a water system must obtain a valid operating licence that is issued by the Office of Drinking. There is no fee associated with obtaining this licence.

Obtaining a Operating Licence

To obtain a new Public or Semi-public Water System operating licence you can register your water system online here or mail, email or fax the completed application form below:

The Drinking Water Safety Act Operating Licence Application Form (printable form)

To amend or renew a Public or Semi-public Water System operating licence, please complete and mail, email or fax in the form located below:

The Drinking Water Safety Act Operating Licence Application Form (printable form)

Water System Monitoring and Reporting Requirements

The Drinking Water Safety Regulation (MR 40/2007) Schedule A Frequency of Testing for Disinfection Residuals and Sampling for Bacteriological Standards contains the minimum requirements for testing disinfectant residuals in the treated water and the minimum number of samples to be collected and submitted with regard to bacteriological standards.

Bacterial testing:

Chemical and Disinfection By-product testing:
Please obtain Sample and Station Numbers from your regional Drinking Water Officer prior to sampling.

Disinfection Report Forms:
Please use the appropriate form for your water system as directed by your regional Drinking Water Officer.

Hand held forms:

Online (Continuous Monitoring) forms:
Water systems that continuously monitor disinfection are responsible for developing their own form.  The below documents identifies the minimum required fields to be included.

Turbidity Report Forms:
Please use the appropriate form for your water system as directed by your regional Drinking Water Officer.

Hand held forms:

Online (Continuous Monitoring) forms:
Water systems will develop their own reporting form.  The below documents identifies the minimum required fields to be included.