Biennial Drinking Water Plants Survey (DKWP)
Sector of use of potable water of drinking water plant, volume
Sector of use of potable water refers to the quantity of the potable water produced by a drinking water plant that is used by residential and non-residential sectors.
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