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Table 2.

A recommended format for communicating DWAs across provinces to allow for a federal database of DWA knowledge.

LocationStart dateEnd dateReasonCommentsType of systemPopulation/system sizeType of advisoryWater quality parameters measured to issue advisory
System A, County A, Nova Scotia 19 September 2019 29 September 2019 Reason_Code: Water main break in distribution system Water main break occurred in service lateral on Street Avenue on 19 September Municipal 3,000 people, 345 connections Boil Water Advisory Flow rate, pressure in laterals 
System B, County B, Nova Scotia 16 September 2019 Still in place Reason_Code: Presence of microbial contamination Sampling staff measured presence of E. coli in water system on 16 September Private 15 people, 10 connections Boil Water Advisory E. coli (MPN), Chlorine Residual 
System A, County B, New Brunswick 3 September 2019 4 September 2019 Reason_Code: Disinfection turned off Disinfection system was turned off by staff due to lack of chemical available to provide adequate disinfection Private 35 people, 20 connections Boil Water Advisory Chlorine residual, free chlorine, chlorine dose, contact time (CT) 
LocationStart dateEnd dateReasonCommentsType of systemPopulation/system sizeType of advisoryWater quality parameters measured to issue advisory
System A, County A, Nova Scotia 19 September 2019 29 September 2019 Reason_Code: Water main break in distribution system Water main break occurred in service lateral on Street Avenue on 19 September Municipal 3,000 people, 345 connections Boil Water Advisory Flow rate, pressure in laterals 
System B, County B, Nova Scotia 16 September 2019 Still in place Reason_Code: Presence of microbial contamination Sampling staff measured presence of E. coli in water system on 16 September Private 15 people, 10 connections Boil Water Advisory E. coli (MPN), Chlorine Residual 
System A, County B, New Brunswick 3 September 2019 4 September 2019 Reason_Code: Disinfection turned off Disinfection system was turned off by staff due to lack of chemical available to provide adequate disinfection Private 35 people, 20 connections Boil Water Advisory Chlorine residual, free chlorine, chlorine dose, contact time (CT) 
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