Summary of Water use (in acre-feet) in Velencia County, 1990

                          -----------------------------------------------------------------------



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

-----------------------    ---------  ---------  --------- --------- --------- ---------   ------- ------- -------



Public Water Supply                0       3223       3223         0      1323      1323         0    1900    1900

Domestic (self-supplied)           0       2314       2314         0      1041      1041         0    1273    1273

Irrigated Agriculture         131733       9089     140822     43213      6394     49607     88520    2695   91215

Livestock (self-supplied)         27        563        589        27       518       544         0      45      45

Commercial (self-supplied)         0       1026       1026         0       671       671         0     355     355

Industrial (self-supplied)         0         85         85         0         9         9         0      76      76

Mining (self-supplied)             0          4          4         0         2         2         0       2       2

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

Reservoir Evaporation              0          0          0         0         0         0         0       0       0

                           ---------  ---------  --------- --------- --------- ---------   ------- ------- -------

                   TOTAL:     131760      16302     148062     43240      9957     53197     88520    6345   94865







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 91.