Summary of Water use (in acre-feet) in Rio Arriba 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                684        1601        2285         308         445         753         376        1156        1532 
Domestic (self-supplied)             0        1748        1748           0         786         786           0         961         961 
Irrigated Agriculture            89024         886       89910       32921         485       33406       56103         401       56504 
Livestock (self-supplied)          183         193         376         183         193         376           0           0           0 
Commercial (self-supplied)         106         257         363          46         125         171          60         132         192 
Industrial (self-supplied)           0         119         119           0          70          70           0          49          49 
Mining (self-supplied)               0         556         556           0         452         452           0         103         103 
Power (self-supplied)                0           0           0           0           0           0           0           0           0 
Reservoir Evaporation            29592           0       29592       29592           0       29592           0           0           0 
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                   TOTAL:       119589        5360      124949       63050        2556       65606       56539        2802       59341

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.