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Manganese occurs naturally in PEI rocks and soils. Usually it is not easily dissolved from these sources and its concentration in well water is low. In some cases, particularly in swampy areas where oxygen levels in groundwater are low, manganese is more easily dissolved and can be present in well...
Barium is a naturally occurring element that is found in small quantities in a variety of minerals. Varying amounts of barium can be dissolved as water passes through rocks and soils and be present in groundwater. Barium may also be present in the air as a result of industrial emissions and is...
Do I need a permit to drill a well?, Depending upon the capacity and the location of the well, a permit to drill a well may be required. A, Well Permit, is required if the well is to be: located in one of the water well restricted areas ; or constructed in a manner which departs from the...
What are CEUs?, Operator certificates must be renewed every four years. Continuing Education Units (CEUs) are required for renewal, and proof of completion is required. CEU requirements are based upon the certification class. It is the certificate holder's responsibility to keep any...
Government’s priority is protecting the health and safety of Islanders and limiting the spread of COVID-19 by physical distancing . A modified sampling schedule is in place for all wastewater owners / operators using PEI Analytical Laboratories. This will limit contact between individuals, both in...
The health and safety of Islanders is the greatest priority. Drinking water utilities continue to operate and sample drinking water supplies in compliance with regulations to provide safe drinking water to Islanders. Drinking water and wastewater operations are not at risk from COVID-19. The virus...
Are there regulatory requirements for wastewater discharges?, Yes, there are several regulatory requirements for wastewater discharges, which vary depending upon the type of discharge. The discharge of wastewater can be categorized into, planned, and, unplanned, discharges., How do I obtain...
Do I need a certificate to operate a water or wastewater facility?, Yes. Any individual who operates a water or wastewater facility must hold a valid certificate. An owner of a water or wastewater facility can also contract the services of a certified operator. A list of available contract...