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1 Ken Startup Public Health Inspector Prairie North Health Region

2 Click to edit Master text styles –Second level Third level –Fourth level »Fifth level Food Facilities Licenced Accommodations Personal Service Facilities Institutions Recreational Facilities Communicable Disease Control

3 Click to edit Master text styles –Second level Third level –Fourth level »Fifth level Pest Identification Housing Water Sewage Disposal Plumbing Land-use Reviews Tobacco Enforcement

4 Click to edit Master text styles –Second level Third level –Fourth level »Fifth level Interesting Water Facts Almost 80% of the earth’s surface is covered in water. Of this, 97% is salt water, 2% is glacial ice 1% of all water on earth is available to us for drinking water 15% of the world’s fresh water is in Canada 60% of Canada’s fresh water is located in the North

5 Click to edit Master text styles –Second level Third level –Fourth level »Fifth level Interesting Water Facts The human body is about 70% water; we cannot survive more than a week without water. Water makes up about 75% of the brain and 83% of blood; the total amount of water in the body of an average adult is 37 L.

6 Click to edit Master text styles –Second level Third level –Fourth level »Fifth level Interesting Water Facts the average person uses more than 650 L a day an average adult drinks about 1.5 L of water each day 40% of Canadians use some sort of water treatment device

7 Click to edit Master text styles –Second level Third level –Fourth level »Fifth level Roles & Responsibilities Sask Health & Health Regions –Sask Health is the lead on developing policy & regulations not covered by Sask Environment –Health Regions responsible for administering the regulations and providing health advice

8 Click to edit Master text styles –Second level Third level –Fourth level »Fifth level Roles & Responsibilities –Both Sask Health and Health Regions work collaboratively with Sask Environment in dealing with water quality issues –Provincial Lab provides drinking water quality analysis for the province –Health Region responsible for reportable communicable disease investigations

9 Click to edit Master text styles –Second level Third level –Fourth level »Fifth level Contaminated Water Can Cause Enteric Disease

10 Click to edit Master text styles –Second level Third level –Fourth level »Fifth level Selected Enteric Diseases: Cryptosporidiosis Giardiasis Escherichia coli (VTEC)

11 Click to edit Master text styles –Second level Third level –Fourth level »Fifth level Cryptosporidiosis Became a reportable disease in 1994 Most commonly associated with contaminated water, including swimming pools, hot tubs Outbreak in 2001 in North Battleford

12 Click to edit Master text styles –Second level Third level –Fourth level »Fifth level Giardiasis Sometimes called “Beaver Fever” Most commonly associated with drinking contaminated water that has been infected by animal droppings, including beavers and muskrats Giardia cysts

13 Click to edit Master text styles –Second level Third level –Fourth level »Fifth level Verotoxigenic E. Coli First recognized in 1982 outbreak occurred in the US, which was traced to contaminated hamburger About 10% will develop hemolytic uremic syndrome (HUS), ultimately leading to kidney failure and death Most commonly associated with inadequately cooked ground beef, but can also include water

14 Click to edit Master text styles –Second level Third level –Fourth level »Fifth level Enteric Disease YearCryptoGiardiasisVTEC (135)168 (372)71 (102) (45)175 (352)52 (95) Prov. #’sNational #’s

15 Click to edit Master text styles –Second level Third level –Fourth level »Fifth level Risk Factors Legislated in 2003 – Disease Control Regulations Collected since possible risk factors to choose from

16 Click to edit Master text styles –Second level Third level –Fourth level »Fifth level Risk Factors Suspected origin of the illness based on public health investigation Factors Include (20 possibilities): – Food- Daycare – Camping- Travel – Water- Contact with case/carrier – Contact with animals (pets/farm)

17 Click to edit Master text styles –Second level Third level –Fourth level »Fifth level Selected Enteric Diseases, Saskatchewan Risk Factor Incidence Rates Food Service - Institutional Food Service - Non profit Camping/hiking Public water supply Swimming - natural water Contact with pets/farm animals/reptiles Employee/child attending daycare Travel outside province/country Oral/anal contact Risk Factor Percent Private water supply Untreated water supply 20.3% From Water Unknown factors 19-20%

18 Click to edit Master text styles –Second level Third level –Fourth level »Fifth level Percentage of Cases of Water in Selected Enteric Diseases Saskatchewan, Private Supply 24% Public Supply 19% Untreated Surface Water 14% Swimming - Natural Water 26% Swimming - Artificial Water 17%

19 Click to edit Master text styles –Second level Third level –Fourth level »Fifth level New Regulations Walkerton – May 2000 –7 deaths – approximately 2,500 ill North Battleford – April 2001 –approximately 7,000 ill

20 Click to edit Master text styles –Second level Third level –Fourth level »Fifth level Health Hazard Regulations Came into force December 2002 Apply to: –Designated facilities (e.g. schools, personal care homes, health care facilities, licensed facilities etc) –Municipal wells not connected to a distribution system –Distribution system more than 2 and less than 15 service connections –Bulk water haulers

21 Click to edit Master text styles –Second level Third level –Fourth level »Fifth level Public Water Supply Technical Guidelines Contain Sections Dealing with: –Approvals –Treatment (e.g. log reduction for Crypto, Giardia, viruses, bacteria) GUIDI –Testing Equipment –Monitoring –Reporting of Actions –Bulk Water

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23 Click to edit Master text styles –Second level Third level –Fourth level »Fifth level Regulations Shoreland Pollution Control Regulations 1976 Local Bylaws R.M. 498/499 RV of KMB Liquid Waste Control Bylaws

24 Click to edit Master text styles –Second level Third level –Fourth level »Fifth level Saskatchewan Sewage Disposal Guidelines Land areas are defined via sensitivity e.g. proximity to urban municipalities and subdivisions of 5 or more parcels; size of parcels Requirements for prior approval of systems with soil samples and design criteria

25 Click to edit Master text styles –Second level Third level –Fourth level »Fifth level Shoreland Pollution Control Regulations 1976 Shoreland Development Area means an area of land: (i)designated as a reservoir development area by regulations made under The Water Resources Management Act, 1972; or

26 Click to edit Master text styles –Second level Third level –Fourth level »Fifth level Shoreland Pollution Control Regulations 1976 Shoreland Development Area means an area of land: (ii) that is within 1,500 feet from the high water mark of a lake, river, stream or other body of water and upon which is situated an urban municipality or part thereof, or a summer resort or part thereof, or upon which has been or is being established a recreational area or part thereof;

27 Click to edit Master text styles –Second level Third level –Fourth level »Fifth level Shoreland Pollution Control Regulations 1976 Sewage means liquid wastes that contain animal, mineral or vegetable matter in suspension or solution but excludes storm water; Privy pit means a pit excavated under an outdoor toilet for confining human excrement; Privy vault means a storage tank placed under an outside toilet for confinement and storage of human excrement;

28 Click to edit Master text styles –Second level Third level –Fourth level »Fifth level R.M. 498 Liquid Waste Control Bylaw Applies to all properties zoned “Summer Resort” or “Hamlet” or any portion of those zones designated as “Commercial”

29 Click to edit Master text styles –Second level Third level –Fourth level »Fifth level R.M. 499 Liquid Waste Control Bylaw Applies to all subdivisions zoned “Lakeshore Development Districts”

30 Click to edit Master text styles –Second level Third level –Fourth level »Fifth level RV Kivimaa Moonlight Bay Liquid Waste Control Bylaw Applies to all properties within the “Corporate Limits” of the Village

31 Click to edit Master text styles –Second level Third level –Fourth level »Fifth level Size of sewage holding tanks shall not be less than 1,000 gallons Size of privy vaults shall not be less than 250 gallons

32 Click to edit Master text styles –Second level Third level –Fourth level »Fifth level Bylaw States: All householders must provided an approved storage or holding tank to receive sewage All sewage emanating from premises shall be discharged into an approved storage or holding tank

33 Click to edit Master text styles –Second level Third level –Fourth level »Fifth level Sewage transported shall be disposed of only at point(s) approved by Saskatchewan Environment and the local governing authority

34 Click to edit Master text styles –Second level Third level –Fourth level »Fifth level Contravention penalties: Individual 1 st offence – not more than $75,000 and not more than $100 each day the offence continues 2 nd offence - $100,000 and $200/day Corporation 1 st – not more than $100,000 and 1,000/day 2 nd - $250,000 and $5,000/day

35 Click to edit Master text styles –Second level Third level –Fourth level »Fifth level What does PNHR do? Inspect the installation of all new sewage systems including holding tanks and moving of existing tanks Inspect new plumbing installations Inspection of sewage and plumbing systems is done with permits and onsite inspections

36 Click to edit Master text styles –Second level Third level –Fourth level »Fifth level What does PNHR do? Investigate complaints serious complaints must in writing and signed e.g.. tank never pumped; tank is leaking; pumping sewage in ditches, etc.

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