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2011 municipal water use report : Rapport de 2011 sur l'utilisation de l'eau par les municipalités : utilisation de l'eau par les municipalités, statistiques de 2009

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You are asked to: • Exercise due diligence in ensuring the accuracy of the materials reproduced; • Indicate both the complete title of the materials reproduced, as well as the author organization; and • Indicate that the reproduction is a copy of an official work that is published by the Government of Canada and that the reproduction has not been produced in affiliation with or with the endorsemen [...] Environment Canada’s Municipal Water and Wastewater Survey (MWWS) contributes to Canada’s goal of promoting the wise and efficient management and use of water by providing a principal source of information on municipal water use and pricing in Canada. [...] For the complete set of statistics produced from the 2009 cycle of the MWWS, please refer to the MWWS Summary Tables (2009 Statistics) that are available online.1 An explanation of the terminology used in this report can be found in the glossary found at the end of the document. [...] Canadians have consistently ranked among the world’s highest users of water, with per capita water use well above that of European and many other industrialized nations.3 High 2 Total water use per capita is the total volume of water delivered to the water distribution system, divided by the residential population served water. [...] The lower temperatures in June and July and higher rainfall in July and August could have contributed to While the exact causes of the drop in the lower per capita water use in 2009 compared to 2006, total and residential water use per particularly in the residential sector where lawn watering capita between the 2006 and 2009 constitutes an important end-use of water in the summer survey cycles wo

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