U.S. Geological Survey

Estimated use of water in the United States in 1990.
Industrial Water Use


        Industrial water use by Colorado and the nation, 1990
   [Figures may not add to totals because of independent rounding.
               All values in million gallons per day]

                             Part I
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                             SELF-SUPPLIED WITHDRAWALS                 
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                By source and type                                     
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  STATE    Ground water       Surface water              Total         
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          Fresh   Saline      Fresh    Saline   Fresh    Saline   Total
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Colorado     33     0            85        0      118        0      118 
Total     3,950     9.7      15,400    3,260   19,300    3,270   22,600 

Part II ----------------------------------------------------------------------- TOTAL USE -------------------------- PUBLIC- With- RECLAIMED SUPPLY drawals STATE WASTE DELIV- and Consumptive use WATER ERIES deliveries --------------- Fresh Fresh Fresh Saline --------------------------------------------------------- Colorado 0 21 139 41 0 Total 90 5,190 24,500 3,330 913

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