SDWS Opening Notification Form

Algoma Public Health

SDWS Opening Notification Form

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In accordance with Ontario Regulation 319/08: Small Drinking Water Systems under the Health Protection and Promotion Act, every owner, and every operator of a small drinking water system (SDWS) must notify Algoma Public Health of the intent to begin to supply water to the users of the system in the following circumstances:


  • Re-opening after a closure period of more than 60 days (e.g., seasonal SDWS)
  • Following construction, installation, alteration, or extension of the SDWS (e.g., new SDWS, alteration to
    treatment system)
  • On the first day when a drinking water system subject to Ontario Regulation 170/03: Drinking Water Systems under the Safe Drinking Water Act stops being subject to that regulation and becomes subject to O. Reg 319/08 Small Drinking Water Systems

Please complete the online notification form found below, or print and complete the notification form (PDF). Completed forms can be emailed to or dropped off at any office location. 


All water sample results are to be emailed to:

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