CLIMATE CHANGE AND ENVIRONMENT

Data: Water

A. Global Water Use per Vehicle Produced

Cubic meters per vehicle produced

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2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
5.68 5.02 4.67 4.23 4.04 3.99

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B. Global Water Use by Source

Million cubic meters

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  2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
City water (includes surface and well water) 17.1 18.3 17.7 17.8 18.9 18.4
Surface water 2.0 1.7 1.7 0.8 0.8 0.8
Well water 5.3 6.2 6.2 5.1 5.2 4.9

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C. Regional Water Use

Million cubic meters

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  2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Asia Pacific 3.4 3.6 3.5 4.0 4.8 4.1
Europe 6.0 6.6 6.6 5.8 6.1 5.9
North America 12.8 13.4 13.2 11.8 11.9 11.6
South America 2.4 2.5 2.4 2.1 2.1 1.9
Middle East & Africa NA NA NA NA NA 0.5

Data notes and analysis:

NA = Not available.

In 2014, we reorganized our operations into five regional business units: Asia Pacific, Europe, North America, South America, and Middle East & Africa. For 2009–2013, Middle East & Africa data is included in the Asia Pacific region, formerly the Asia Pacific Africa region. From 2014 forward, Middle East & Africa data will be reported separately.

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D. Re-use from On-site Wastewater Treatment Plant

Million cubic meters

2013 2014
0.98 1.0

Data notes and analysis:

In 2013, we began tracking process wastewater discharge and water re-used from on-site wastewater treatment plants.

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E. Process Wastewater Discharge

Million cubic meters

2013 2014
11.7 11.4

Data notes and analysis:

In 2013, we began tracking process wastewater discharge and water re-used from on-site wastewater treatment plants. Process wastewater discharge does not include re-use of stormwater or sanitary.

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  • G4-22