Maine water use in 2015.
In 2015, approximately 509 million gallons per day (Mgal/d) of water was withdrawn from groundwater and surface-water sources in Maine. Total water withdrawals between 1990 and 2015 are on steady decline (-55 percent).
- Surface water withdrawals totaled 424 Mgal/d (83 % of total)
- Groundwater withdrawals totaled 85 Mgal/d (17 % of total)
- Freshwater withdrawals were 385 Mgal/d (76 % of total)
- Saline water withdrawals were 124 Mgal/d (24 % of total)
Maine Total Water Withdrawals in 2015 by Category (Values in Mgal/day)
- Public Supply—85
Maine Public Water Supply Withdrawals in 2015 by County
|ME County||Groundwater (Mgal/d)||Surface Water (Mgal/d)||Total (Mgal/d)|