Water Use in the United States



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Estimated Use of Water in the United States

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Data compilation for the report Estimated Use of Water in the United States in 2010 had a delayed start in Fall 2011. Report completion and data availability are not expected until late in 2014.

Comparison of water-use categories over the history of these reports

Estimated Withdrawals from Principal Aquifers in the United States

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Selected Bibliography of State-Level Water-Use Reports

 

Additional Reports of Limited Geographic Extent

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Methods and Guidelines Reports

2005

2000

Multi-year and general

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