Summary of Water use (in acre-feet) in Dona Ana 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      28956      28956         0     17410     17410         0   11546   11546

Domestic (self-supplied)           0       2312       2312         0      1387      1387         0     925     925

Irrigated Agriculture         368042     104989     473031    149254     70900    220154    218788   34089  252877

Livestock (self-supplied)         48       2977       3025        48      2708      2757         0     269     269

Commercial (self-supplied)        89       4547       4636        82      3078      3159         7    1470    1477

Industrial (self-supplied)         0        129        129         0        70        70         0      60      60

Mining (self-supplied)             0         45         45         0        11        11         0      34      34

Power (self-supplied)              0       1707       1707         0      1332      1332         0     376     376

Reservoir Evaporation              0          0          0         0         0         0         0       0       0

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                   TOTAL:     368179     145663     513841    149384     96895    246279    218795   48768  267563







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 78.