In terms of water use in households, a household of one person had used an average of 149 liters per day, whereas a household of five tended to use an average of 523 liters per day. Regarding the average water consumption of household appliances, as of 2019 figures were highest for baths, with an average consumption of 80 liters per use. A flush of the toilet used up an average of 7.5 liters. As for the annual hydroelectric consumption, figures amounted to 1.2 million metric tons of oil equivalent in 2018.
The number of employees in the water supply, sewage, waste management and remediation activities industry has increased since 2008 and reached 169,519 people in 2016. In 2019, 10 enterprises in the water transport sector had employed more than 250 people.
The water collection, treatment, and supply services sector has generated an increasing amount of emissions. For instance, 791.2 thousand metric tons of greenhouse gases were released in 2017. Of these, carbon dioxide emissions made up the vast majority, at 781.6 thousand metric tons.