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Temperature trends in Canada

This article describes annual and seasonal time series of temperature departures from normal over a 62 year period and is the second in an ongoing series of short analytical articles featuring climate related data. This and future articles in the series are the product of ongoing collaboration among Statistics Canada, Environment Canada and Natural Resources Canada.

Operation and maintenance costs of drinking water plants

Operation and maintenance (O&M) costs associated with the acquisition and treatment of water will vary by treatment technology, annual production volumes and the type of source water processed. This study analyzes the data collected by the 2007 Survey of Drinking Water Plants to illustrate how O&M costs vary by these factors. It examines two drinking water treatment systems: conventional systems, which treated the most surface water and unfiltered systems, which treated the most groundwater.

Ecoregion profile: Fescue Grassland

The Fescue Grassland ecoregion profile is the sixth in a series of ecoregion profiles. The information presented includes a brief description of the physical setting, a snapshot of land cover and use as well as statistics on selected socio-economic characteristics of the region. This is Canada's sixth most densely populated ecoregion.

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