Summary of Water use (in acre-feet) in Catron County, 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        125        125         0        52        52         0      74      74

Domestic (self-supplied)           0        137        137         0        62        62         0      75      75

Irrigated Agriculture          18153       1869      20022      1592      1441      3033     16561     428   16989

Livestock (self-supplied)        308        332        641       308       332       640         0       1       1

Commercial (self-supplied)         8         16         24         8         7        15         0       9       9

Industrial (self-supplied)         0         11         11         0         6         6         0       5       5

Mining (self-supplied)             0          4          4         0         0         0         0       3       3

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

Reservoir Evaporation              0          0          0         0         0         0         0       0       0

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

                   TOTAL:      18469       2495      20964      1908      1900      3808     16561     595   17156







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 75.