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Water Use Data for the Nation

Refresh Date: June 2018
Year(s): 2010,2015
County Codes(s):
County Name(s):
Category Code(s): PS,L,I,M,C,A
Category Name(s): Public supply, in Bgal d, Livestock, in Bgal d, Irrigation, in Bgal d, Mining, In Bgal d, Commercial, in Bgal d, Aquaculture, in Bgal d

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National Totals 2010 2015
Public supply, in Bgal/d
42.0 39.0
Livestock, in Bgal/d
2.00 2.00
Irrigation, in Bgal/d
116a 118
Mining, In Bgal/d
3.97a 4.00
Commercial, in Bgal/d
c c
Aquaculture, in Bgal/d
8.96a 7.55

* References to sources of water-use data can be found here. - https://water.usgs.gov/watuse
Legend Key Legend Description
a Data revised from Maupin and others (2014) because of revisions to individual State data during interim years
b Included in self-supplied industrial
c Data not available
Unit: Bgal/d Billion gallons per day on an annual basis