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  • Stats in brief: 16-508-X2017002
    Description:

    This fact sheet looks at outdoor water use by Canadian households.

    Release date: 2017-07-21

  • Articles and reports: 16-201-X201700014784
    Description:

    The article "Freshwater in Canada" provides up-to-date statistics on freshwater supply and demand. The report includes includes maps, charts and tables for each of Canada's 25 drainage regions. It also provides data on some of the factors that influence the supply and quality of freshwater.

    Release date: 2017-03-21

  • Public use microdata: 16M0001X
    Description:

    The file provides data for Canada, the provinces and census metropolitan areas and includes information on a wide range of topics, including water quality concerns; consumption and conservation of water; energy use and home heating and cooling; pesticide and fertilizer use on lawns and gardens; recycling, composting and waste disposal practices. It also provides information on the socio-demographic, income and labour force characteristics of the population.

    Release date: 2016-12-16

  • Journals and periodicals: 11-526-X
    Description:

    Statistics Canada periodically conducts the Household and the Environment Survey to measure household actions that have, or are perceived to have, positive or negative impacts on the environment. The survey provides baseline information to use in measuring progress towards sound environmental practices at the household level. The subjects examined include consumption and conservation of energy, consumption and conservation of water, indoor environment, use of pesticides and fertilizers, outdoor air quality and consumer decisions.

    Release date: 2013-03-18

  • Articles and reports: 11-008-X201100111365
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    In society today, many Canadians are concerned about the environment and the scarcity of resources. Consequently, many individuals and governments are seeking ways to reduce or alter energy and water consumption patterns. This article uses data from the 2007 Households and the Environment Survey to examine the association between income, education, ownership, age of dwelling and years lived at the dwelling and the use of low-volume toilets; low-flow showerheads; compact fluorescent light bulbs; programmable thermostats; and appliances bought to save energy or water.

    Release date: 2010-12-07

  • Articles and reports: 16-002-X200800410752
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    This article presents data on water conservation and septic system maintenance from the 2006 Households and the Environment Survey. It also compares conservation practices for households using public and private water services.

    Release date: 2008-12-09

  • Articles and reports: 16-002-X200800310686
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    Canadians use large amounts of water every day. Household fixtures such as low-flow shower heads and reduced volume toilets allow households to conserve water and reduce utility bills. The study uses data from the 1994 and 2006 Households and the Environment Surveys, to examine use of these water-saving fixtures.

    Release date: 2008-09-25

  • Articles and reports: 21-021-M2007001
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    The analysis contained in this article is based on results from the 2001 Farm Environmental Management Survey (FEMS). It presents information on various practices used to manage water on Canadian farms. Practices surveyed are divided in two groupings: those used to protect natural sources of water - maintaining vegetation on areas adjacent to natural sources of water, management of grazing livestock, conservation measures for natural wetland areas, and disposal of milkhouse wash water and toxic wastes; and those related to the use of water for farming and household activities types of irrigation systems and testing of domestic water.

    Results show that farm practices impacting water quality and quantity are significantly used by Canadian farmers. Higher adoption rates of environmental measures could likely be achieved to reduce agriculture's environmental footprint. These results can assist governments, farmers and non-governmental organizations in targeting actions and in the promotion and development of new farm environmental programs and practices.

    Release date: 2007-11-06

  • Articles and reports: 16-002-X200700210336
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    Managing lawns and gardens is a popular activity that takes on different forms across Canada. Statistics from the Households and the Environment Survey show that regional differences create a diversity of lawn and garden practices. Specifically, this study looks at how the application of pesticides and fertilizers and the use of outdoor water conservation devices vary.

    Release date: 2007-09-26

  • Articles and reports: 11F0027M2004026
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    This paper develops a production framework that allows for self-supplied water intake, an unpriced 'natural' input. The framework is then exploited to estimate the corresponding water shadow prices and to assess the extent to which water impacts on the multifactor productivity performance of the Canadian business sector's industries.

    Release date: 2004-12-01
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  • Public use microdata: 16M0001X
    Description:

    The file provides data for Canada, the provinces and census metropolitan areas and includes information on a wide range of topics, including water quality concerns; consumption and conservation of water; energy use and home heating and cooling; pesticide and fertilizer use on lawns and gardens; recycling, composting and waste disposal practices. It also provides information on the socio-demographic, income and labour force characteristics of the population.

    Release date: 2016-12-16
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  • Stats in brief: 16-508-X2017002
    Description:

    This fact sheet looks at outdoor water use by Canadian households.

    Release date: 2017-07-21

  • Articles and reports: 16-201-X201700014784
    Description:

    The article "Freshwater in Canada" provides up-to-date statistics on freshwater supply and demand. The report includes includes maps, charts and tables for each of Canada's 25 drainage regions. It also provides data on some of the factors that influence the supply and quality of freshwater.

    Release date: 2017-03-21

  • Journals and periodicals: 11-526-X
    Description:

    Statistics Canada periodically conducts the Household and the Environment Survey to measure household actions that have, or are perceived to have, positive or negative impacts on the environment. The survey provides baseline information to use in measuring progress towards sound environmental practices at the household level. The subjects examined include consumption and conservation of energy, consumption and conservation of water, indoor environment, use of pesticides and fertilizers, outdoor air quality and consumer decisions.

    Release date: 2013-03-18

  • Articles and reports: 11-008-X201100111365
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    In society today, many Canadians are concerned about the environment and the scarcity of resources. Consequently, many individuals and governments are seeking ways to reduce or alter energy and water consumption patterns. This article uses data from the 2007 Households and the Environment Survey to examine the association between income, education, ownership, age of dwelling and years lived at the dwelling and the use of low-volume toilets; low-flow showerheads; compact fluorescent light bulbs; programmable thermostats; and appliances bought to save energy or water.

    Release date: 2010-12-07

  • Articles and reports: 16-002-X200800410752
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    This article presents data on water conservation and septic system maintenance from the 2006 Households and the Environment Survey. It also compares conservation practices for households using public and private water services.

    Release date: 2008-12-09

  • Articles and reports: 16-002-X200800310686
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    Canadians use large amounts of water every day. Household fixtures such as low-flow shower heads and reduced volume toilets allow households to conserve water and reduce utility bills. The study uses data from the 1994 and 2006 Households and the Environment Surveys, to examine use of these water-saving fixtures.

    Release date: 2008-09-25

  • Articles and reports: 21-021-M2007001
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    The analysis contained in this article is based on results from the 2001 Farm Environmental Management Survey (FEMS). It presents information on various practices used to manage water on Canadian farms. Practices surveyed are divided in two groupings: those used to protect natural sources of water - maintaining vegetation on areas adjacent to natural sources of water, management of grazing livestock, conservation measures for natural wetland areas, and disposal of milkhouse wash water and toxic wastes; and those related to the use of water for farming and household activities types of irrigation systems and testing of domestic water.

    Results show that farm practices impacting water quality and quantity are significantly used by Canadian farmers. Higher adoption rates of environmental measures could likely be achieved to reduce agriculture's environmental footprint. These results can assist governments, farmers and non-governmental organizations in targeting actions and in the promotion and development of new farm environmental programs and practices.

    Release date: 2007-11-06

  • Articles and reports: 16-002-X200700210336
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    Managing lawns and gardens is a popular activity that takes on different forms across Canada. Statistics from the Households and the Environment Survey show that regional differences create a diversity of lawn and garden practices. Specifically, this study looks at how the application of pesticides and fertilizers and the use of outdoor water conservation devices vary.

    Release date: 2007-09-26

  • Articles and reports: 11F0027M2004026
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    This paper develops a production framework that allows for self-supplied water intake, an unpriced 'natural' input. The framework is then exploited to estimate the corresponding water shadow prices and to assess the extent to which water impacts on the multifactor productivity performance of the Canadian business sector's industries.

    Release date: 2004-12-01
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