Table 11
Water discharge in manufacturing industries, by type of final treatment and industry group, 2011

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Water discharge in manufacturing industries, by type of final treatment and industry group, 2011
  Water not treated before discharge Primary or mechanical Secondary or biological Tertiary or advanced
  millions of cubic metres
Total 1,097.7 A 576.2 A 1,167.0 A 385.8 A
Food 183.5 B 90.2 D 23.6 E 15.2 D
Beverage and tobacco 26.0 A 7.8 C x x
Textile mills 0.7 E x x 0.0
Textile products 1.2 E 0.0 0.0 0.0
Wood 11.6 E x x 0.0
Paper 194.8 A 50.4 C 1,018.5 A 18.0 E
Petroleum and coal 14.3 A 193.8 A 30.2 C 21.5 D
Chemicals 205.5 C 60.0 D 13.8 C 38.6 E
Plastics and rubber 21.2 D F 0.6 E F
Non-metallic minerals 15.3 D 13.2 D x x
Primary metals 394.8 A 154.1 A x x
Fabricated metals 4.1 E x F x
Machinery 1.7 E x x 0.0
Computers and electronics 1 x F x F
Electrical products 1 0.9 C F x x
Transportation equipment 15.0 B 2.8 A F 4.7 E
Miscellaneous x 0.0 A 0.0 x
Other 2 1.1 E F F 0.0
Percentage of total water discharge 34.0 17.9 36.2 12.0
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 tables 153-0070 and 153-0072.
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