Summary of Water use (in acre-feet) in Rio Arriba 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              433       1212       1645       195       393       588       238     820    1058

Domestic (self-supplied)           0       1474       1474         0       663       663         0     810     810

Irrigated Agriculture          92613       1065      93678     34970       570     35540     57643     495   58138

Livestock (self-supplied)        189        211        400       189       210       399         0       1       1

Commercial (self-supplied)       106        143        249        46        78       124        60      65     124

Industrial (self-supplied)         0         74         74         0        56        56         0      18      18

Mining (self-supplied)             0        539        539         0        80        80         0     460     460

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

Reservoir Evaporation          22863          0      22863     22863         0     22863         0       0       0

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                   TOTAL:     116203       4718     120921     58262      2050     60312     57941    2668   60609







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.