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Table 1 Water use in Canada, by sector, 2005 

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Water use in Canada, by sector, 2005 
  Water use Share of total water use
  km3 %
Total, all sectors 42.1 100.0
Thermal-electric power generation 27.8 66.2
Manufacturing 5.7 13.6
Residential 3.8 9.0
Irrigation 1.6 3.9
Livestock 0.3 0.8
Commercial and institutional 1.1 2.7
Water treatment and distribution systems 1.0 2.3
Mining (except oil and gas) 0.5 1.1
Oil and gas extraction 0.2 0.5