Table 5
Population served by drinking water plants, by source water type and province and territory

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Population served by drinking water plants, by source water type and province and territory: Part 1
  Surface water Groundwater
2005 2006 2007 2005 2006 2007
  persons
Canada 1 23,486,082 A 23,686,820 A 23,998,655 A 3,256,474 A 3,310,860 A 3,388,934 A
Newfoundland and Labrador 403,648 B 376,474 B 379,389 A x x x
Prince Edward Island 60,074 A 60,427 A 60,827 A
Nova Scotia 388,597 B 389,349 B 394,879 B 58,792 C 59,346 C 60,511 C
New Brunswick 212,201 A 211,736 A 211,379 A 110,662 A 112,921 A 112,996 A
Quebec 5,844,932 A 5,875,002 A 5,949,804 A 847,364 A 853,493 A 867,892 A
Ontario 9,163,966 A 9,227,654 A 9,317,774 A 1,302,012 A 1,330,022 A 1,360,863 A
Manitoba 822,161 A 824,490 A 829,138 A 84,266 C 88,707 B 89,808 B
Saskatchewan 593,140 A 594,027 A 595,078 A 133,356 A 131,663 A 132,394 A
Alberta 2,581,365 A 2,659,175 A 2,751,250 A 120,235 B 124,929 B 130,034 A
British Columbia 3,425,700 A 3,480,251 A 3,526,439 A 514,244 C 521,223 C 538,906 C
Yukon and Northwest Territories 50,372 B 48,662 B 43,525 C x x x
Population served by drinking water plants, by source water type and province and territory: Part 2
  Groundwater under the direct influence of surface water Total
2005 2006 2007 2005 2006 2007
  persons
Canada 1 436,749 A 445,864 A 456,017 A 27,197,110 A 27,452,621 A 27,856,304 A
Newfoundland and Labrador x x x 429,494 B 402,690 B 406,364 A
Prince Edward Island 60,074 A 60,427 A 60,827 A
Nova Scotia 447,389 B 448,695 B 455,390 B
New Brunswick 28,214 A 28,254 A 28,265 A 351,077 A 352,912 A 352,640 A
Quebec 172,299 C 177,225 C 186,798 B 6,873,823 A 6,914,798 A 7,016,273 A
Ontario 123,763 A 127,835 A 125,493 A 10,595,652 A 10,685,510 A 10,805,048 A
Manitoba 6,475 D 7,071 D 7,483 D 915,568 A 920,268 A 926,429 A
Saskatchewan 7,168 B 7,579 B 8,793 B 733,665 A 733,269 A 736,265 A
Alberta 20,183 A 19,407 A 20,151 A 2,721,782 A 2,803,511 A 2,901,434 A
British Columbia 60,721 A 60,548 A 61,058 A 4,000,665 A 4,062,022 A 4,126,403 A
Yukon and Northwest Territories x x x 67,919 B 68,520 B 69,230 B
1.
Excludes Nunavut due to low response.
Note(s):
Figures may not add up to totals due to rounding.
Source(s):
Statistics Canada, 2009, Environment Accounts and Statistics Division, Survey of Drinking Water Plants (survey number 5149).