Le droit de l’eau potable au Québec

This article presents an overview of the legislative history of drinking water in Quebec, stressing the key legal concepts defining drinking water and its uses. It then describes the legal regimes that provide a framework for drinking water, namely the rules applying to the procuring of water, its distribution equipment and water purification. Lastly, it reviews provisions dealing with the financing of aqueduct infrastructures, drinking water pricing as well as issues regarding access to drinking water in sufficient quantities.

This content has been updated on January 9 2015 at 15 h 21 min.