Summary of Water use (in acre-feet) in Quay 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               81       1971       2052        70       968      1038        11    1003    1014

Domestic (self-supplied)           0        155        155         0        70        70         0      85      85

Irrigated Agriculture          78484      18586      97070     31161     14721     45882     47323    3865   51188

Livestock (self-supplied)         68        652        720        68       650       718         0       2       2

Commercial (self-supplied)         0          7          7         0         3         3         0       4       4

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

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

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

Reservoir Evaporation          34055          0      34055     34055         0     34055         0       0       0

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                   TOTAL:     112688      21373     134061     65354     16412     81766     47334    4961   52295







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 85.