Summary of Water use (in acre-feet) in Curry 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
            
-----------------------     ----------  ----------  ----------   ---------   ---------   ---------     -------     -------      ------ 
Public Water Supply                  0        9619        9619           0        4977        4977           0        4641        4641 
Domestic (self-supplied)             0         248         248           0         111         111           0         136         136 
Irrigated Agriculture                0      245049      245049           0      199264      199264           0       45785       45785 
Livestock (self-supplied)          116        2502        2617         116        2356        2472           0         146         146 
Commercial (self-supplied)           0         232         232           0         188         188           0          44          44 
Industrial (self-supplied)           0           0           0           0           0           0           0           0           0 
Mining (self-supplied)               0          10          10           0           2           2           0           8           8 
Power (self-supplied)                0           0           0           0           0           0           0           0           0 
Reservoir Evaporation                0           0           0           0           0           0           0           0           0 
-----------------------     ----------  ----------  ----------   ---------   ---------   ---------     -------     -------     -------  
                   TOTAL:          116      257660      257775         116      206898      207014           0       50760       50760

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.