Facts and Figures

Energy accounts for 1-2% of water demand

  • Energy (for cooling) accounts for 1-2% of water demand.
  • Energy and water are inextricably linked. Water is an integral part of energy resource development and use; it is needed for cooling and energy production but is also consumed passively as reservoirs built for energy production and other purposes evaporate substantial amounts of water.

Related themes: Energy; Allocating Water

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