Biennial Drinking Water Plants Survey (DKWP)

Potable water processed by drinking water plant, volume

Potable water processed refers to the quantity of water that was treated and/or conveyed, in a specified period for consumption.

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:

  • Cubic metres
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