Summary of Water use (in acre-feet) in Lower Colorado River Basin, 1990

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Category                  Withdrawal Withdrawal      Total Depletion Depletion     Total    Return  Return   Total

                             Surface     Ground Withdrawal   Surface    Ground Depletion      Flow    Flow  Return

                               Water      Water                Water     Water             Surface  Ground    Flow

                                                                                             Water   Water

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Public Water Supply                0       5214       5214         0      1561      1561         0    3653    3653

Domestic (self-supplied)           0       1818       1818         0       818       818         0    1000    1000

Irrigated Agriculture          50040      24586      74626      8417     15145     23562     41623    9441   51064

Livestock (self-supplied)        486        986       1471       486       985      1470         0       1       1

Commercial (self-supplied)         8        568        576         8       330       338         0     238     238

Industrial (self-supplied)         0       1018       1018         0       967       967         0      50      50

Mining (self-supplied)             0      13196      13196         0     10839     10839         0    2357    2357

Power (self-supplied)              0        478        478         0       478       478         0       0       0

Reservoir Evaporation              0          0          0         0         0         0         0       0       0

                           ---------  ---------  --------- --------- --------- ---------   ------- ------- -------

                   TOTAL:      50534      47864      98397      8911     31123     40034     41623   16740   58363







SOURCE: BRIAN, C., WILSON, P.E., 1992, "Water Use by Categories in New Mexico Counties and River Basins, and

        Irrigated Acreage in 1990", New Mexico State Engineer Office, Technical Report 47, Santa Fe, NM, p 94.