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Groundwater Useage Statistics

Shared Groundwater Systems
Wellfields and Local Service Districts
Community Population
Eastern Region
Partially Serviced
64 Communities

6,361
Fully Serviced
Bell Island
Frenchman's Cove (Dug Well)

3,595
220
Central Region
Partially Serviced
6 Communities

850
Fully Serviced
St. Alban's
Badger
Eastport (Dug Well)

1,563
997
557
Western Region and Labrador
Partially Serviced
34 Communities

4,475
Fully Serviced
Stephenville Crossing
Stephenville & Kippens (Spring 1999)
Happy Valley-Goose Bay
Labrador Local Service Districts (2)
Other Labrador Well Fields

2,283
9,651
8,655
173
1,877
Total Population Served by Shared Groundwater Systems 41,257
Percentage of  Provincial Population 7.5%

 

Domestic Groundwater Systems
  Population
20,000 Drilled Wells less 800 Municipal & Local Service District Wells at 2.94 residents per household
56,448
20,000 Dug Wells (Estimated) at 2.94 residents per household
58,800
Total Population Served by Domestic Groundwater Systems
115,248
Percentage of  Provincial Population 21%

 

Total Groundwater Useage
  Population
Shared Groundwater Systems 41,257
Domestic Groundwater Systems 115,248
Springs (Estimated) 4,000
Total Population Served by Groundwater Systems 160,505
Percentage of  Provincial Population 29%

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