This sector comprises
establishments engaged in the provision of electric power, natural gas,
steam supply, water supply and sewage removal. 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.
All employment in this sector was
previously classified in the Transportation, Communications and Public
Utilities division under SIC.