Summary of Water use (in acre-feet) in Lower Colorado River Basin, 1995 
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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        6507        6507           0        5333        5333           0        1173        1173  
Domestic (self-supplied)             0        2346        2346           0        1056        1056           0        1290        1290  
Irrigated Agriculture            54767       32845       87612        8879       19734       28613       45888       13111       58999  
Livestock (self-supplied)          452         920        1372         452         920        1372           0           0           0  
Commercial (self-supplied)           8         777         785           8         443         451           0         334         334  
Industrial (self-supplied)           0        1112        1112           0        1027        1027           0          85          85  
Mining (self-supplied)               0        6510        6510           0        5374        5374           0        1136        1136  
Power (self-supplied)                0           0           0           0           0           0           0           0           0  
Reservoir Evaporation                0           0           0           0           0           0           0           0           0  
-----------------------     ----------  ----------  ----------   ---------   ---------   ---------     -------     -------     ------- 
                   TOTAL:        55227       51017      106244        9339       33887       43226       45888       17129       63017

SOURCE: BRIAN, C., WILSON, P.E., 1997, "Water Use by Categories in New Mexico Counties and River Basins, and Irrigated Acreage in 1995", New Mexico State Engineer Office, Technical Report (in press), Santa Fe, NM.