Summary of Water use (in acre-feet) in Quay 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                 81        2060        2141          70         996        1066          11        1064        1075 
Domestic (self-supplied)             0         139         139           0          63          63           0          76          76 
Irrigated Agriculture           119333       28023      147356       40077       21387       61464       79256        6636       85892 
Livestock (self-supplied)           72         660         732          72         660         732           0           0           0 
Commercial (self-supplied)           0          11          11           0           5           5           0           6           6 
Industrial (self-supplied)           0           0           0           0           0           0           0           0           0 
Mining (self-supplied)               0           0           0           0           0           0           0           0           0 
Power (self-supplied)                0           0           0           0           0           0           0           0           0 
Reservoir Evaporation            32938           0       32938       32938           0       32938           0           0           0 
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                   TOTAL:       152424       30893      183317       73157       23111       96268       79267        7782       87049

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.