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Within this sector, the specific activities associated with the utility services provided vary by utility: electric power includes generation, transmission, and distribution; natural gas includes distribution; steam supply includes provision and/or distribution; water supply includes treatment and distribution; and sewage removal includes collection, treatment and disposal of waste through sewer systems and sewage treatment facilities.

Excluded from this sector are establishments primarily engaged in waste management services classified in Waste Management and Remediation Services. These establishments also collect, treat and dispose of waste materials; however, they do not use sewer systems or sewage treatment facilities. Examples include:

  • Electric, Natural Gas, Steam, Solar and Hydroelectric Power Generation
  • Water Supply and Irrigation Systems
  • Sewage Treatment Facilities

Organizations in Utilities