Biennial Drinking Water Plants Survey (DKWP)

Operation and maintenance costs of drinking water plant, value

Operation and maintenance costs refer to costs related to a treatment plant facilities, including the acquisition and treatment, but not the distribution, of a public good such as water. It includes materials, labour and energy.

Drinking water plant refers to water treatment plants that are licensed and regulated by provincial/territorial agencies (excluding First Nations communities) and that draw and process source/raw water from the environment to produce treated/potable water for consumption, serving 300 or more people.

The data for this variable are reported using the following measurements:

  • Canadian dollar at current prices
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