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Water use

In 2005 water withdrawal was estimated at 12.21 km3, of which 76.4 percent for agricultural purposes, 4.2 percent for municipal uses and 19.3 percent for industrial processes (Table 3 and Figure 1).

In 2005, freshwater withdrawal totalled 12.21 km3. It was estimated that primary surface water accounted for 92.6 percent, primary groundwater for 6.1 percent and reused treated wastewater for 1.3 percent (Figure 2).


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