Summary of Water use (in acre-feet) in Eddy 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                471       14939       15410         433       10331       10764          38        4608        4646 
Domestic (self-supplied)             0         448         448           0         224         224           0         224         224 
Irrigated Agriculture           124090      113278      237368       63390       87329      150719       60700       25949       86649 
Livestock (self-supplied)          139         573         713         139         573         713           0           0           0 
Commercial (self-supplied)         320         432         752         316         240         556           4         192         196 
Industrial (self-supplied)           0         665         665           0         640         640           0          24          24 
Mining (self-supplied)              61       11123       11184          18        3632        3650          43        7491        7534 
Power (self-supplied)                0           0           0           0           0           0           0           0           0 
Reservoir Evaporation            19646           0       19646       19646           0       19646           0           0           0 
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                   TOTAL:       144727      141458      286186       83942      102969      186912       60785       38488       99273

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.