The BCWWA is committed to providing information for the water sector regarding the evolving COVID-19 situation, recognizing that this global outbreak has the potential to affect the stability of our critical infrastructure. 

As a result, this web page will contain information from different agencies to assist organizations in their planning process as new information becomes available. This information includes water/wastewater sector specific resources, business continuity planning and general information resources regarding the virus. 


For full, up-to-date information on the status of BCWWA events and programs in relation to the COVID-19 outbreak, click here






Water Environment Federation (WEF)




  • Water Professional’s guide to COVID-19 



American Water Works Association (AWWA)





The Canadian Water and Wastewater Association (CWWA)






WorkSafe BC






World Health Organization 




Health Canada 




BC Ministry of Health  



  • The BC Office of the Provincial Health Officer has issued a memo providing guidance regarding continuity of operations for water suppliers and drinking water operators during this public health emergency. The document includes approved measures to support staffing and operational preparedness. Click here to read. 



BC Municipal Safety Association