Summary of Water use (in acre-feet) in Taos 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       1676       1676         0       621       621         0    1055    1055

Domestic (self-supplied)           0       1066       1066         0       480       480         0     586     586

Irrigated Agriculture         103253       1211     104464     40037       926     40963     63216     285   63501

Livestock (self-supplied)         58         83        141        58        83       140         0       1       1

Commercial (self-supplied)        45        133        178         9        60        69        36      74     110

Industrial (self-supplied)         0         92         92         0        27        27         0      64      64

Mining (self-supplied)           908       3029       3937       154       515       669       754    2514    3268

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

Reservoir Evaporation             63          0         63        63         0        63         0       0       0

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                   TOTAL:     104327       7291     111618     40321      2712     43033     64006    4579   68585







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.