Current status: Open

Opened on November 26, 2021 and will close to new input on January 25, 2022.

The guideline technical document in this consultation evaluated the available information on fecal indicator organisms in recreational waters with the intent of updating/recommending guideline values.

The purpose of this consultation is to solicit comments on:

  • the proposed guidelines
  • the approach used for their development
  • the potential impacts of implementing them

Join in: how to participate

  1. Review the consultation document: Guidelines for Recreational Water Quality – Indicators of Fecal Contamination
  2. Submit your input and comments to us by email: water-eau@hc-sc.gc.ca. Include the title of the consultation document on which you are commenting.

Who is the focus of this consultation

This consultation is intended for scientific or technical audiences, including:

  • regulatory agencies
  • industry stakeholders
  • academic communities
  • health protection agencies

Comments are also welcome from members of the general public.

Related information

Contact us

Water and Air Quality Bureau

Email: water-eau@hc-sc.gc.ca