Baseline Water Quality Studies | Contaminant of Concern Studies
Baseline Water Quality Studies
Youth and young adults sample water at various sites identified by the community, testing for contaminants that affect drinking water and environmental water quality. The data collected belongs to the First Nation and helps guard against future water quality impacts.
Contaminant of Concern Studies
Water, sediment and fish samples are collected from lakes identified by the First Nation and analyzed in labs for water quality and contaminant levels. Local fishers catch the fish and are trained in sampling techniques for analysis. The data is owned by the community and the results are clearly presented to community members.