Summary of Water use (in acre-feet) in Hidalgo 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        1468        1468           0         734         734           0         734         734 
Domestic (self-supplied)             0         177         177           0          80          80           0          97          97 
Irrigated Agriculture             6501       31169       37670        2924       18846       21770        3577       12323       15900 
Livestock (self-supplied)           85         356         441          85         356         441           0           0           0 
Commercial (self-supplied)           0         458         458           0         299         299           0         160         160 
Industrial (self-supplied)           0          74          74           0          38          38           0          36          36 
Mining (self-supplied)               0        5172        5172           0        4914        4914           0         259         259 
Power (self-supplied)                0           0           0           0           0           0           0           0           0 
Reservoir Evaporation                0           0           0           0           0           0           0           0           0 
-----------------------     ----------  ----------  ----------   ---------   ---------   ---------     -------     -------     -------  
                   TOTAL:         6586       38874       45460        3009       25267       28276        3577       13609       17186

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.