Current status: Open

Opened on December 17, 2021 and will close to new input on February 15, 2022.

This guideline technical document evaluated the available information on managing risks in recreational areas with the intent of updating/recommending a preventive risk management approach to managing recreational areas.

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 Canadian Recreational Water Quality – Understanding and Managing Risks in Recreational Waters
  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