Agricultural water use
Water used for soil cultivation, crop production and livestock rearing.
Alabama Water Use, 2005 [ More info] Detailed information about how water is used in Alabama by type of use and geographic area.
Biosolids, Animal Manure, and Earthworms: Is There a Connection? [ More info] Research findings and examples of application to real problems--how household contaminants accumulate in and effect the environment
Farm ponds as critical habitats for native amphibians [ More info] Constructed farm ponds represent significant breeding, rearing, and overwintering habitat for amphibians in the Driftless Area Ecoregion of Minnesota, Wisconsin, and Iowa. Links to fact sheet, brochure, annual reports, field manual, and final report.
Household Chemicals and Drugs Found in Biosolids from Wastewater Treatment Plants [ More info] Research findings and examples of application to real problems--biosolids have high concentrations of household contaminants compared to treated liquid wastewater effluent.
Phosphorus and groundwater: Establishing links between agricultural use and transport to streams [ More info] Explains why phosphorus is important, how it moves through the terrestrial water system, how we measure it, and what this means for people who need to manage or monitor human activities that produce it.
Source, Use, and Disposition of Freshwater in Puerto Rico, 2005 [ More info] Quantitative analysis of water use statistics for Puerto Rico, showing domestic, agricultural, industrial, and electric power as the main offstream uses.
Using geochemical and statistical tools to identify irrigated areas that might contain high selenium concentrations in surface water [ More info] Program using pattern recognition analysis and classification models to determine areas of irrigated land with concentrations of selenium.
Water Use in Georgia by County for 2005; and Water-Use Trends, 1980-2005 [ More info] Estimated using data obtained from various Federal and State agencies and local sources. Total consumptive water use also was estimated for each county in Georgia for 2005.
Water use in Florida, 2005 and trends 1950-2005 [ More info] Explains many activities in which water is used, with statistics on how much water is used in each activity.
Water use trends in Washington, 1985-2005 [ More info] Summary of water use by major category through the last few decades in the state.
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