Summary of Water use (in acre-feet) in Colfax 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             2675        108       2783      1772        49      1820       903      59     963

Domestic (self-supplied)           0         58         58         0        26        26         0      32      32

Irrigated Agriculture          57898         91      57989     23662        74     23736     34236      17   34253

Livestock (self-supplied)        337        355        692       337       354       690         0       1       1

Commercial (self-supplied)       105        363        467        53       221       274        52     142     194

Industrial (self-supplied)         0          0          0         0         0         0         0       0       0

Mining (self-supplied)             0        278        278         0       144       144         0     134     134

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

Reservoir Evaporation           6829          0       6829      6829         0      6829         0       0       0

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

                   TOTAL:      67843       1253      69096     32652       867     33519     35191     386   35577







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 77.