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  • Increase federal funding for the construction and renewal of water treatment and delivery infrastructure through the federal-provincial-municipal infrastructure program.
  • Make federal funding contingent on public ownership and operation, and meeting water protection requirements.
  • re that strong regulation is backed with equally strong inspection and enforcement in all areas, including testing and treatment of drinking water.
  • ect drinking water at its source by enacting comprehensive watershed and wellfield protection.
  • ire training and certification for the operators of public water systems, and offer support for those seeking training.
  • inces should adopt and enforce federal Guidelines for Canadian Drinking Water Quality as minimum standards.
  • Enact stringent reporting requirements and establish right-to-know provisions for water consumers.
  • Give citizens the right to sue jurisdictions that fail to meet water standards, as is allowed in the U.S..