Summary of Water use (in acre-feet) in Eddy 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              450      14217      14667       414      9182      9596        36    5035    5071

Domestic (self-supplied)           0        161        161         0        73        73         0      89      89

Irrigated Agriculture          82345     141684     224029     42164    106383    148547     40181   35301   75482

Livestock (self-supplied)        142        592        734       142       591       734         0       1       1

Commercial (self-supplied)        10        228        238         8       178       186         2      50      52

Industrial (self-supplied)         0        464        464         0       458       458         0       6       6

Mining (self-supplied)            38      13693      13730        11      4049      4061        27    9643    9670

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

Reservoir Evaporation           8781          0       8781      8781         0      8781         0       0       0

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                   TOTAL:      91766     171039     262805     51520    120915    172435     40245   50124   90370







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 79.