Summary of Water use (in acre-feet) in Lincoln 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             1295       1247       2541       284       312       597      1011     934    1945

Domestic (self-supplied)           0        264        264         0       119       119         0     145     145

Irrigated Agriculture          19599       6810      26409      7754      3816     11570     11845    2994   14839

Livestock (self-supplied)        268        295        563       268       294       562         0       1       1

Commercial (self-supplied)         0        822        822         0       647       647         0     175     175

Industrial (self-supplied)         0         57         57         0        46        46         0      11      11

Mining (self-supplied)             6         29         35         1         6         7         5      23      28

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

Reservoir Evaporation              0          0          0         0         0         0         0       0       0

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                   TOTAL:      21168       9524      30692      8307      5240     13547     12861    4284   17145







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 82.