Summary of Water use (in acre-feet) in Colfax county, 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               2092         630        2722        1136         296        1432         956         334        1289 
Domestic (self-supplied)             0         121         121           0          54          54           0          66          66 
Irrigated Agriculture            47496         828       48324       19636         453       20089       27860         375       28235 
Livestock (self-supplied)          365         372         737         365         372         737           0           0           0 
Commercial (self-supplied)          93          69         161          42          34          76          51          34          85 
Industrial (self-supplied)           0           0           0           0           0           0           0           0           0 
Mining (self-supplied)             616          10         626         419           2         421         197           8         205 
Power (self-supplied)                0           0           0           0           0           0           0           0           0 
Reservoir Evaporation             7204           0        7204        7204           0        7204           0           0           0 
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                   TOTAL:        57866        2030       59895       28802        1211       30013       29064         817       29880

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.