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  • Fresh Water

    Contained within the 4th Edition (1974) of the Atlas of Canada is a map that shows the area of fresh water. It is split into squares that have the percentage of total fresh water. Each square covers an area of 10,000 square kilometers. According to the map, fresh water bodies occupy 7.9% of the...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • PDF
    • JPG
  • Water quality of surface waters

    The plate contains four maps showing the Hardness of Surface Water, Total Dissolved Solids of Surface Waters, Turbidity of Surface Waters and the Chemical Quality of Typical Surface Waters of Canada. These water quality maps were based on data collected from 1970 and 1971 at national river...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • JPG
    • PDF
  • Water quality networks

    The map shows the locations of water quality network stations operated by the federal Water Quality Branch, Department of Fisheries and the Environment, and the provincial Water Quality Branches of Quebec, Ontario, Saskatchewan, Alberta, and British Columbia. The federal and provincial monitoring...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • JPG
    • PDF
  • Current Water Levels, 2008

    The map shows 3172 hydrometric stations, 1491 active and 1681 inactive, located on rivers and lakes across the country. All the stations on the map are situated in a drainage area of 200 square kilometres or more. For 1200 stations shown on the map, surface water level measurements are recorded...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • JP2
    • ZIP
    • other
  • Water quality in Canadian rivers – Trends in water quality, Canada

    The Canadian Environmental Sustainability Indicators (CESI) program provides data and information to track Canada's performance on key environmental sustainability issues. The Water quality in Canadian rivers indicator provides a measure of the ability of river water across Canada to support...
    Organization:
    Environment and Climate Change Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • CSV
    • HTML
  • Water Quality in Canadian rivers – Water Quality, Canada

    The Canadian Environmental Sustainability Indicators (CESI) program provides data and information to track Canada's performance on key environmental sustainability issues. The Water quality in Canadian rivers indicator provides a measure of the ability of river water across Canada to support...
    Organization:
    Environment and Climate Change Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • CSV
    • HTML
  • Water Availability in Canada – Threats to water availability in Canada

    The Canadian Environmental Sustainability Indicators (CESI) program provides data and information to track Canada's performance on key environmental sustainability issues. The Water Availability indicator compares the amount of fresh water withdrawn from rivers for human use to the volume of...
    Organization:
    Environment and Climate Change Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • CSV
    • HTML
  • Water quality in Canadian rivers – Regional water quality, Canada

    The Canadian Environmental Sustainability Indicators (CESI) program provides data and information to track Canada's performance on key environmental sustainability issues. The Water quality in Canadian rivers indicator provides a measure of the ability of river water across Canada to support...
    Organization:
    Environment and Climate Change Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • CSV
    • HTML
  • Residential Water Use in Canada – Households on metered water systems and per...

    The Canadian Environmental Sustainability Indicators (CESI) program provides data and information to track Canada’s performance on key environmental sustainability issues. The Residential Water Use in Canada indicator reports the percentage of Canadian households with water meters and per capita...
    Organization:
    Environment and Climate Change Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • CSV
    • HTML
  • Surface Water Quantity and Sediment Transport

    Water level and discharge data are available from Water Survey of Canada’s Hydrometric Network. The Water Survey of Canada (WSC) is the national authority responsible for the collection, interpretation and dissemination of standardized water resource data and information in Canada. In...
    Organization:
    Environment and Climate Change Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • ZIP
    • XLS
    • HTML
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