Value for Water Saved to date is 576,940,000 litres. This is calculated by actual meter readings from client’s water meters over the past 4 years.
Value for dollars saved to date is $1,067,339.00 This is using an average water rate of $1.85/m3 over the course of the past 4 years.
The level of greenhouse gas emissions per kWh of energy produced can vary significantly from utility to utility. The rate of 0.09 kg of CO2e saving per m3 of irrigation reduction is based on an average Ontario coefficient of 0.27 kg of CO2 per kWh of energy produced and an energy requirement of 0.35 kWh per m3 for water production and distribution (values provided by Bill Gauley, P.Eng., Principal, Veritec Consulting Inc., Mississauga, Ontario).