Biennial Industrial Water Survey (IWS)

Total water costs of location, value

Total water costs refers to the sum of the annual costs paid for water acquisition, treatment of intake water, water recirculation and treatment of discharge water.

Location refers to the lowest level of the Business Register statistical hierarchy. The location, as a statistical unit, is defined as a production unit at a single geographical location at which or from which economic activity is conducted and for which, at a minimum, employment data are available.

The data for this variable are reported using the following measurements:

  • Canadian dollar at current prices
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