Summary of Water use (in acre-feet) in Socorro 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       1996       1996         0       998       998         0     998     998

Domestic (self-supplied)           0        319        319         0       143       143         0     175     175

Irrigated Agriculture         103356      30962     134318     35442     20759     56201     67914   10203   78117

Livestock (self-supplied)         72        636        707        72       613       685         0      22      22

Commercial (self-supplied)         0        144        144         0        65        65         0      79      79

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

Mining (self-supplied)             0         15         15         0         6         6         0       8       8

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

Reservoir Evaporation           7570          0       7570      7570         0      7570         0       0       0

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                   TOTAL:     110998      34073     145071     43084     22587     65671     67914   11486   79400







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 89.