Water withdrawal for a specific purpose, such as domestic use, irrigation, or industrial processing.
Summary of estimated water use in the United States in 2005 [ More info] Estimates the amount of several types of water (surface or groundwater, freshwater or saltwater) withdrawn for use in 2005, detailing the major activities for which the water was used.
Summary of estimated water use in the United States in 2010 [ More info] About 355,000 million gallons per day of water was withdrawn for use in the United States during 2010, a decline of 13 percent from 2005 and a substantial change from the level of about 400,000 reported from 1985 to 2005.
Effects of land use on water quality in Michigan [ More info] Links to projects that provide information on the relation of land use to water quality, sources of pollutants, or trends in water quality.
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.
A new tool to assess groundwater resources in the Mississippi embayment [ More info] Mathematical model of the groundwater system in this area includes 13 types of data and spans multiple aquifers over more than a century. This enables us to assess the quantity of groundwater, where and how it is being used, and how pumping affects it.
Changes in Water Levels and Storage in the High Plains Aquifer, Predevelopment to 2007 [ More info] Summarizes changes in water levels and drainable water in storage in the High Plains aquifer from predevelopment (before about 1950) to 2007.
Changes in water levels and storage in the High Plains Aquifer, predevelopment to 2009 [ More info] Summarizes graphically the areas where water levels have dropped, and by how much, in this extensive underground water reservoir that covers several states in the mid-continent.
Drought and deluge: Effects of recent climate variability on groundwater levels in eastern Arkansas [ More info] Water levels in wells completed in the Mississippi River Valley alluvial aquifer and the Sparta aquifer in eastern Arkansas respond to variability associated with annual precipitation.
Estimated freshwater withdrawals in Oklahoma [ More info] Freshwater withdrawal estimates for Oklahoma by source and category. Withdrawal data from ground water and surface water for domestic, commercial and agricultural use.
Ground-water data for the Nation [ More info] National Water Information System (NWIS) real-time data on selected ground water sites, ground water level data, site inventory of wells, test holes, drains, springs and excavations and ground water-quality data for the United States.
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