Table 2
Outdoor water conservation, by province

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Outdoor water conservation, by province
  Had a cistern 1 Had a lawn 2 Watered lawn 3 Used a lawn sprinkler 4 Used a timer on lawn sprinkler 5 Had a garden 2 Watered garden 6 Used a garden sprinkler 7 Used a timer on garden sprinkler 8
  percent
Canada 18 70 43 72 27 61 73 23 36
Newfoundland and Labrador 13 83 36 50 F 64 64 F F
Prince Edward Island 16 E 80 F F F 69 55 F F
Nova Scotia 13 84 22 61 F 67 56 18 E F
New Brunswick 14 84 11 E 63 F 71 53 F F
Quebec 11 61 25 57 36 52 64 15 43
Ontario 18 72 42 64 24 65 73 18 36
Manitoba 26 71 30 76 F 61 69 21 F
Saskatchewan 28 76 66 88 15 E 59 83 43 F
Alberta 33 75 72 84 23 61 87 31 30
British Columbia 13 66 64 83 35 61 87 39 48
1.
As a percentage of households that were not in apartments.
2.
As a percentage of all households.
3.
As a percentage of households that had a lawn.
4.
As a percentage of households that watered their lawn.
5.
As a percentage of households that used a sprinkler to water their lawn.
6.
As a percentage of households that had a garden.
7.
As a percentage of households that watered their garden.
8.
As a percentage of households that used a sprinkler to water their garden.
Source(s):
Statistics Canada, Environment Accounts and Statistics Division, Households and the Environment Survey, 2009 (survey number 3881).
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