Distribution of water withdrawals by resource and use in France 2012

This statistic represents the distribution of water withdrawals by resource and by use in France in 2012. Surface water accounts for approximately 36.6 percent of the volume of water withdrawn for the production of drinking water in metropolitan France in 2012.

Distribution of water withdrawals by resource and by use in France in 2012

Surface waterUnderground waters
Potable water36.6%64.4%
Irrigation64.5%35.5%
Industry  and other economic uses62.5%37.5%
Energy99.96%0.04%
All non-energy use49.8%50.2%
All purpose81.3%18.7%
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Sources

Release date

December 2015

Region

France

Survey time period

2012

Special properties

metropolitan France

Supplementary notes

The source adds the following information: "Data reported to water agencies, excluding sampling at sea and in brackish water, excluding hydroelectricity and channel supply. "
For this statistic, the values ​​in the source document have been rounded.

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