Drinking water conservation

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The City of Dollard-des-Ormeaux would like to raise awareness of the value of water and reduce the use of this precious resource.

Less than 1 % of the earth’s water supply can be used as drinking water. Using water efficiently and avoiding waste are fundamental to ensuring water availability in the future. Every little drop helps, so let’s all make an effort today!

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Indoor household use by fixture

*The “Other” category includes evaporative cooling, humidification, water softening, and other uncategorized indoor uses

Source: Water Research Foundation, Residential End Use of Water, Version 2, April 2016.

A few tips to reduce your water usage Inside

Equipment
Savings
WaterSense certified or low flow toilets
60%
Faucet aerators in the bathroom
50%
Faucet aerators in the kitchen
25%
WaterSense certified shower heads
25%
EnergyStar certified dishwashers
35%
Energy Star certified washing machines
30%

Want a new WaterSense certified showerhead?

The City offers free water and energy saving product kits.

Outside

Other Relevant Information

  • Metropolitan Waste Management Plan 2015-2020

The Council of the Communauté métropolitaine de Montréal adopted at its regular meeting held on June 18, 2020, “By-law number 2020-84 amending by-law number 2016-68 on the 2015-2020 metropolitan residual materials management plan”. Find all the information here (French only). 

Lifting of the boil water advisory in Dollard-des-Ormeaux