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Estimated use of water in the United States in 1995

September 1, 1998

The purpose of this report is to present consistent and current water-use estimates by state and water-resources region for the United States, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands, and the District of Columbia. Estimates of water withdrawn from surface- and ground-water sources, estimates of consumptive use, and estimates of instream use and wastewater releases during 1995 are presented in this report. This report discusses eight categories of offstream water use--public supply, domestic, commercial, irrigation, livestock, industrial, mining, and thermoelectric power--and one category of instream use: hydroelectric power.

Publication Year 1998
Title Estimated use of water in the United States in 1995
DOI 10.3133/cir1200
Authors Wayne B. Solley, Robert R. Pierce, Howard A. Perlman
Publication Type Report
Publication Subtype USGS Numbered Series
Series Title Circular
Series Number 1200
Index ID cir1200
Record Source USGS Publications Warehouse