Table 8
Water recirculation in manufacturing industries, by purpose and industry group, 2011

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Water recirculation in manufacturing industries, by purpose and industry group, 2011
  Process water Cooling, condensing and steam Other Total water recirculation
  millions of cubic metres
Total 929.6 A 934.1 A 6.3 D 1,870.0 A
Food 11.9 D 36.0 A F 49.5 B
Beverage and tobacco 0.6 D x x 1.3 D
Textile mills 0.0 x 0.0 x
Textile products F F 0.0 F
Wood x x F x
Paper 376.1 C 220.1 B 2.8 B 598.9 B
Petroleum and coal x x x 212.4 D
Chemicals x 42.4 A x 49.9 A
Plastics and rubber 0.8 E 2.2 E 0.0 E 3.0 E
Non-metallic minerals 2.1 E 3.1 C F 5.8 D
Primary metals 522.3 A 408.4 A 0.1 D 930.7 A
Fabricated metals F x F x
Machinery F 0.0 0.0 F
Computers and electronics 1 x x 0.0 x
Electrical products 1 x 0.0 0.0 x
Transportation equipment 0.5 D 0.4 D F 0.9 D
Miscellaneous x x 0.0 x
Other 2 x 0.0 0.0 x
Percentage of total water recirculation 49.7 50.0 0.3 100.0
For 2005, computer and electronic product manufacturing and electrical equipment, appliance and component manufacturing are included in the other manufacturing industries category. As of 2007, they appear separately.
Other manufacturing industries combines the following industry groups 3-digit North American Industry Classification System (NAICS): clothing manufacturing (315), leather and allied product manufacturing (316), printing and related support activities (323) and furniture and related product manufacturing (337). The industry groups included in other manufacturing industries may vary from year to year.
Figures may not add up to totals due to rounding.
Statistics Canada, CANSIM table 153-0069.
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