Table 4.1
Wastewater discharge from manufacturing, mineral extraction and thermal-electric power industries, 2009

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Wastewater discharge from manufacturing, mineral extraction and thermal-electric power industries, 2009


Table summary
This table displays the results of wastewater discharge from manufacturing manufacturing, mineral extraction  and thermal-electric power , calculated using millions of cubic metres units of measure (appearing as column headers).

  Manufacturing Mineral extraction  Note 1 Thermal-electric power  Note 2
  millions of cubic metres
Canada 3,450.6 620.4 25,838.4
Atlantic provinces 334.1  Note 3 247.1 1,355.5
Quebec 925.0 151.4 Note x: suppressed to meet the confidentiality requirements of the Statistics Act
Ontario 1,328.8 62.7 Note x: suppressed to meet the confidentiality requirements of the Statistics Act
Prairie provinces 287.7 43.1 1,769.1
British Columbia and territories 537.9 116.1 106.4
1.
Excluding sand, gravel, clay, and ceramic and refractory minerals mining and quarrying and oil and gas.
2.
Defined as fossil-fuel electric power generation and nuclear electric power generation.
3.
Does not include Newfoundland and Labrador and Prince Edward Island.
Note(s):
Figures may not add up to totals due to rounding.
Source(s):
Statistics Canada, CANSIM tables 153-0047, 153-0048 and 153-0079 (accessed September 7, 2012).
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