Water analysis is available through the Saskatchewan Disease Control laboratory. Samples must be processed within 48 hours. Results will be mailed to the address you specify on the water analysis request form.
Containers with sample bottles are available at Population and Public Health upon request. The enclosed requisition must be filled in completely or your sample may be rejected a the lab. Payment is to be made to the Minister of Finance. Cost varies depending on type of analysis requested.
Public Health Services will provide shipping to the laboratory. In order for samples to be processed within the required time water samples must be received by 12 noon on Monday, Tuesday or Wednesday only.
Samples can be dropped of at:
Population and Public Health
101-310 Idylwyld Drive North
Click here for pdf version of How to Collect a Water Sample.
Below are some related websites regarding water quality that you may want to refer to for more information:
Or contact your Public Health Inspector for your area.
Public Water Supplies
Local health authorities regulate public water supplies under 18m3/day (4000gals/day) based on the Health Hazard Regulations. If you are looking for approval for systems larger than 18m3/day contact the Water Security Agency www.wsask.ca.
The Health Hazard Regulations require plans be submitted any time a person wants to establish, extend, renovate or alter a public water supply.
When submitting plans include one of the following applications forms:
Completed plans can be submitted to:
Population and Public Health Services
#101-310 Idylwyld Drive North
Saskatoon SK S7L 0Z2
Tools for Contractors:
Regulations and Guidelines:
If you require further information you can call the general information line at: