U.S. Geological Survey

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


          Livestock freshwater 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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                     LIVESTOCK                         ANIMAL SPECIALTIES       
           --------------------------------    ---------------------------------
               Withdrawals                          Withdrawals                 
STATE     ----------------------              -----------------------          
          Ground  Surface  Total  Consump-    Ground   Surface  Total  Consump-
           water   water          tive use     water    water          tive use
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Colorado     22      126     147       43          0      14       14       0  
Total     1,220    1,020   2,250    1,990      1,470     781    2,250   1,050  

Part II -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- TOTAL LIVESTOCK --------------------------------- Withdrawals
STATE ------------------------ Ground Surface Total Consump- water water tive use -------------------------------------------- Colorado 22 140 162 43 Total 2,690 1,800 4,500 3,040

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