Table 18
Water intake in mineral extraction industries, by month and region, 2011

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Water intake in mineral extraction industries, by month and region, 2011
  Atlantic 1 Quebec Ontario Prairies 2 British Columbia and territories 3 Canada
  millions of cubic metres % millions of cubic metres % millions of cubic metres % millions of cubic metres % millions of cubic metres % millions of cubic metres %
Total 185.2 B 100.0 58.1 D 100.0 70.3 B 100.0 72.5 A 100.0 43.1 B 100.0 429.2 A 100.0
January 14.8 A 8.0 3.5 D 6.0 5.0 C 7.1 4.5 A 6.2 2.9 B 6.7 30.7 A 7.2
February 13.6 A 7.3 3.3 D 5.7 4.7 B 6.7 4.6 A 6.4 2.9 B 6.7 29.1 A 6.8
March 13.8 B 7.5 4.0 C 6.9 6.4 A 9.1 4.9 A 6.8 2.9 B 6.7 32.0 A 7.5
April 15.9 C 8.6 4.8 C 8.2 6.7 B 9.5 5.6 A 7.7 3.3 B 7.7 36.2 A 8.4
May 15.3 B 8.3 6.5 D 11.2 7.2 A 10.2 7.5 A 10.4 4.0 A 9.3 40.5 B 9.4
June 16.0 B 8.6 6.4 E 11.0 6.5 A 9.2 11.5 A 15.9 4.4 B 10.2 44.8 B 10.4
July 16.4 B 8.9 6.4 E 11.0 5.6 B 8.0 7.7 A 10.6 4.9 B 11.4 41.0 B 9.6
August 16.7 A 9.0 5.0 D 8.6 5.1 B 7.3 6.9 A 9.5 4.6 B 10.7 38.3 A 8.9
September 17.7 B 9.6 5.0 D 8.6 5.0 B 7.1 5.8 A 8.0 4.4 B 10.2 38.0 A 8.9
October 16.0 B 8.6 5.0 D 8.6 6.3 B 9.0 4.9 A 6.8 3.2 B 7.4 35.3 A 8.2
November 15.4 A 8.3 4.8 D 8.2 5.7 A 8.1 4.6 A 6.4 2.8 B 6.5 33.2 A 7.7
December 13.5 A 7.3 3.5 D 6.0 6.1 A 8.7 3.9 A 5.4 2.8 B 6.5 29.9 A 7.0
Atlantic provinces include: Newfoundland and Labrador, Prince Edward Island, Nova Scotia and New Brunswick.
Prairie provinces include: Manitoba, Saskatchewan and Alberta.
British Columbia and territories include: British Columbia, Yukon, Northwest Territories and Nunavut.
Note(s):
Figures may not add up to totals due to rounding.
Source(s):
Statistics Canada, CANSIM tables 153-0079 and 153-0080.
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