“We’ve done several projects like that, where people don’t have storm sewers at all. They might have one acre, and the land has to be able to absorb all the water, and it can’t. There would be too much water going on to a neighbour’s property,” states Bob Burgess.
“There is a significant increase in water use during summer months. This increase is primarily driven by outdoor water consumption. Typical irrigation systems have significant room for improvement in terms of how they control water use and the goal of this rebate program is to reduce summertime peak water demand by improving irrigation efficiency,” states Marc Rutten.
2013 RBC Canadian Water Attitudes Study: Canadians much quicker to repair an internet outage than a leaky faucet
“To continue enjoying the quality of drinking water we all want and need, Canadians must understand that it’s a finite resource. A dripping faucet might not seem like a big deal, but it takes a lot of energy for municipalities to clean, treat and deliver water to most Canadian households,” stated Bob Sandford.