Summary of Water use (in acre-feet) in Rio Grande 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             12376      201462      213838      6080    107938    114018      6295   93525   99820

Domestic (self-supplied)            0       18617       18617         0      9579      9579         0    9037    9037

Irrigated Agriculture          978334      345259     1323593    365540    231324    596864    612794  113935  726729

Livestock (self-supplied)        1269        7535        8804      1269      7101      8369         0     435     435

Commercial (self-supplied)        511       11309       11820       302      7366      7668       209    3944    4153

Industrial (self-supplied)         25        1269        1294        25       532       557         0     737     737

Mining (self-supplied)            908       39725       40633       154     27143     27297       754   12582   13336

Power (self-supplied)              28        5917        5945        28      5359      5387         0     558     558

Reservoir Evaporation          206083           0      206083    206083         0    206083         0       0       0

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                   TOTAL:     1199534      631094     1830628    579482    396341    975823    620052  234753  854806







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 93.