May 01, 2001

Pacific Northwest Water and Wastewater Market Assessment

The water and wastewater industry is a significant consumer of energy in the Pacific Northwest where it consumed 2910 GWh, or approximately two percent of total energy consumed in the region last year.1  Water supply facilities consume 661 GWh regionally, of which municipal facilities consume 332 GWh and non-municipal facilities consume 329 GWh.  Total energy consumption attributed to wastewater is 2249 GWh of which municipal and non-municipal facilities consume 997 GWh and 1252 GWh, respectively. 

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