Clean Technology Canada

Canada ranks third among world’s leading water users, trailing U.S.A. and U.A.E.


July 15, 2022
By Ground Water Canada
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Canada is ranked among the world’s top four users of water, according to a study by Utility Bidder which has analyzed water use by cities and countries around the world to determine who has the world’s biggest water footprint.

According to the study, Canada is tied with Israel for third with 1,687 gallons of water per person per day used. The United States ranks second with 2,200 gallons per person per day used. Topping the list is the United Arab Emirates with 2,270 gallons per person per day used. Water is scarce in the United Arab Emirates, but the demand is high.

Rounding out the list of the world’s top 10 water users are Botswana (1,485), Brazil (1,466), Russia (1,341), Denmark (1,183), Australia (1,156) and Germany (1,032).

To read the full report, click here.