Summary of Water use (in acre-feet) in Dona Ana 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                  0       35212       35212           0       20716       20716           0       14495       14495 
Domestic (self-supplied)             0        1538        1538           0         769         769           0         769         769 
Irrigated Agriculture           374455       72157      446612      171156       49150      220306      203299       23007      226306 
Livestock (self-supplied)           41        3732        3774          41        3385        3426           0         347         347 
Commercial (self-supplied)         131        4468        4599          89        2981        3069          42        1488        1530 
Industrial (self-supplied)           0          68          68           0          43          43           0          24          24 
Mining (self-supplied)               0          66          66           0          15          15           0          50          50 
Power (self-supplied)                0        2440        2440           0        2440        2440           0           0           0 
Reservoir Evaporation                0           0           0           0           0           0           0           0           0 
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                   TOTAL:       374627      119681      494309      171286       79499      250784      203341       40180      243521

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.