Q-2, r. 40 - Regulation respecting the quality of drinking water

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39.1. If raw water contamination is detected pursuant to section 13, 21.1 or 39 or non-disinfected water reveals the presence of fecal contamination, the person in charge of the system must immediately notify the Minister and the public health director of the region concerned and indicate to them the measures taken or to be taken to remedy the situation.
Should the analysis of a sample of raw water collected in accordance with section 39 show the presence of Escherichia coli bacteria or enterococci bacteria, F-specific coliphage viruses, pathogenic microorganisms or indicator microorganisms of fecal contamination, the advisory to boil water before ingesting it or to take any other precautionary measure must be maintained as long as the necessary remedial measures are not taken.
O.C. 467-2005, s. 36; O.C. 70-2012, s. 48.