Groundwater Withdrawals for Current (2015) Conditions on Long Island

multicolored illustration of 2015 gw withdrawals

Detailed Description

Groundwater Withdrawals for Current (2015) Conditions on Long Island, New York: The figure above shows the distribution of water use on Long Island, NY for 2015. Water use on Long Island is comprised of four main components: (1) public supply, (2) remediation pumping from contaminated sites, (3) farm irrigation, and (4) industrial and commercial facilities. Public-supply withdrawals account for nearly (94%) of the groundwater pumped from the aquifer system for current (2015) conditions. (Public domain)

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Image Dimensions: 960 x 720

Location Taken: US