Table 4.2
Water costs for manufacturing, mineral extraction and thermal-electric power industries, 2009

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Water costs for manufacturing, mineral extraction and thermal-electric power industries, 2009


Table summary
This table displays the results of water costs for manufacturing manufacturing, mineral extraction , thermal-electric power  and total water costs, calculated using total water costs, water discharge treatment costs, water discharge treatment costs as a share of total water costs, thousands of dollars and percent units of measure (appearing as column headers).

  Manufacturing Mineral extraction  Note 1 Thermal-electric power  Note 2
Total water costs Water
discharge treatment costs
Water discharge treatment costs as a share
of total water costs
Total water costs Water
discharge treatment costs
Water discharge treatment costs as a share
of total water costs
Total water costs Water
discharge treatment costs
Water discharge treatment costs as a share
of total water costs
  thousands of dollars percent thousands of dollars percent thousands of dollars percent
Canada 1,097,663 452,165 41 165,695 70,584 43 160,977 9,495 6
Atlantic provinces 70,473  Note 3 22,554  Note 4 Note ..: not available for a specific reference period 19,185 5,976 31 18,274 Note x: suppressed to meet the confidentiality requirements of the Statistics Act Note ..: not available for a specific reference period
Quebec 251,931 127,576 51 47,227 29,552 63 2,390 Note x: suppressed to meet the confidentiality requirements of the Statistics Act Note ..: not available for a specific reference period
Ontario 448,699 155,138 35 14,094 Note F: too unreliable to be published Note ..: not available for a specific reference period 100,617 5,729 6
Prairie provinces 223,745 90,765 41 29,856 12,173 41 35,920 612 2
British Columbia and territories 89,853 42,259  Note 5 Note ..: not available for a specific reference period 55,334 15,575 28 3,776 Note x: suppressed to meet the confidentiality requirements of the Statistics Act Note ..: not available for a specific reference period
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.
4.
Does not include Newfoundland and Labrador, Prince Edward Island and Nova Scotia.
5.
Does not include Yukon, Northwest Territories and Nunavut.
Note(s):
Figures may not add up to totals due to rounding. Total water costs include acquisition, intake treatment, recirculation and discharge treatment costs.
Source(s):
Statistics Canada, CANSIM tables 153-0076, 153-0077 and 153-0097 (accessed September 7, 2012).
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