Summary of Water use (in acre-feet) in Upper 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            16084        607      16691      9242       456      9698      6842     151    6993

Domestic (self-supplied)           0       2322       2322         0      1045      1045         0    1277    1277

Irrigated Agriculture         395362          0     395362    249718         0    249718    145644       0  145644

Livestock (self-supplied)        194        666        861       194       661       855         0       6       6

Commercial (self-supplied)       146         67        213       125        32       156        21      35      57

Industrial (self-supplied)      1909         95       2004      1901        76      1977         8      19      27

Mining (self-supplied)          1742        852       2594      1214        86      1300       528     766    1294

Power (self-supplied)          44874          0      44874     40518         0     40518      4356       0    4356

Reservoir Evaporation          32493          0      32493     32493         0     32493         0       0       0

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                   TOTAL:     492805       4609     497414    335405      2355    337760    157399    2254  159653







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.