Summary of Water use (in acre-feet) in Curry 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

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



Public Water Supply                0       8678       8678         0      4482      4482         0    4196    4196

Domestic (self-supplied)           0        357        357         0       161       161         0     196     196

Irrigated Agriculture              0     329831     329831         0    272656    272656         0   57175   57175

Livestock (self-supplied)        116       1170       1285       116      1157      1273         0      12      12

Commercial (self-supplied)         0        217        217         0       190       190         0      27      27

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

Mining (self-supplied)             0         10         10         0         2         2         0       8       8

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

Reservoir Evaporation              0          0          0         0         0         0         0       0       0

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

                   TOTAL:        116     340263     340379       116    278648    278764         0   61615   61615







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.