Summary of Water use (in acre-feet) in Hidalgo 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       1334       1334         0       667       667         0     667     667

Domestic (self-supplied)           0        135        135         0        61        61         0      74      74

Irrigated Agriculture           8611      23355      31966      4425     14419     18844      4186    8936   13122

Livestock (self-supplied)        103        454        557       103       453       556         0       1       1

Commercial (self-supplied)         0        349        349         0       232       232         0     118     118

Industrial (self-supplied)         0          2          2         0         1         1         0       1       1

Mining (self-supplied)             0       4170       4170         0      3961      3961         0     208     208

Power (self-supplied)              0        478        478         0       478       478         0       0       0

Reservoir Evaporation              0          0          0         0         0         0         0       0       0

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

                   TOTAL:       8714      30277      38991      4528     20272     24800      4186   10005   14191







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 81.