Summary of Water use (in acre-feet) in Taos 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        2024        2024           0         799         799           0        1225        1225 
Domestic (self-supplied)             0        1263        1263           0         568         568           0         695         695 
Irrigated Agriculture           102584        2022      104606       39361        1592       40953       63223         430       63653 
Livestock (self-supplied)           66          86         152          66          86         152           0           0           0 
Commercial (self-supplied)         113         241         354          16         114         130          97         127         224 
Industrial (self-supplied)           0           5           5           0           4           4           0           1           1 
Mining (self-supplied)              65        1516        1581          11         258         269          54        1258        1312 
Power (self-supplied)                0           0           0           0           0           0           0           0           0 
Reservoir Evaporation              578           0         578         578           0         578           0           0           0 
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                   TOTAL:       103406        7157      110563       40032        3421       43453       63374        3736       67110

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.