Resources for Municipalities
MVLWB/GNWT Operation and Maintenance Plan Templates for Municipal Water Licences:
- Wastewater (Sewage) Treatment System (WWTS) (2017)
- Water Treatment Plant (WTP) (2017)
- Spill Contingency Plan (2015)
- Solid Waste Facility (SWF) (2017)
Solid Waste Management for Northern and Remote Communities - Planning and Technical Guidance Document (March 2017)
Household Hazardous Wastes (referenced on page 7)
The Land and Water Boards of the Mackenzie Valley are responsible for issuing water licences to community governments as required by the Waters Act. However, the responsibility of ensuring and monitoring compliance is shared with the various departments of the Government of the Northwest Territories (GNWT).
In May 2016, the Boards requested collaboration with the GNWT to improve water licence (WL) compliancy and the effectiveness of the current licencing process.
In March 2017, the Boards received joint response from the Ministers of the GNWT departments.