.S. Geological Survey

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


             Table 14.  Commercial freshwater use by State, 1990
        [Figures may not add to totals because of independent rounding.  
          Mgal/d = million gallons per day; gal/d = gallons per day]
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                      SELF-SUPPLIED
                       WITHDRAWALS        PUBLIC-           TOTAL USE
               ------------------------   SUPPLY
 STATE              Source              DELIVERIES ----------------------------
               -----------------  Total            Withdrawals and  Consumptive
               Ground    Surface                     deliveries        use
                water     water
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Alabama           3.1     0.3      3.5     58            61            13
Alaska            8.7     9.0     18       33            51             5.0
Arizona          18       0       18      117           135            61
Arkansas         14     207      222      106           328            38
California       57     177      234      791         1,020             7.1

Colorado          7.7      .9      8.6    108           116            17
Connecticut      18        .6     18       51            69            13
Delaware          1.8     0        1.8     18            20             2.0
D.C.              0       0        0       47            47             4.7
Florida          50       1.5     52      282           334            35

Georgia          30      12       42      151           192            35
Hawaii           39        .6     40       62           102            26
Idaho            16       0       16        6.1          22             1.1
Illinois         54     119      173      498           672            54
Indiana          33      31       63      102           165            25

Iowa             19       8.0     27       59            86            11
Kansas            6.2     0        6.2     77            83            33
Kentucky          4.2     9.2     13       23            37              1.3
Louisiana        12        .9     13       54            67            10
Maine             3.6    30       34       24            58              5.5

Maryland         19       6.4     26       87           113            11
Massachusetts    55      18       74       58           132            13
Michigan          8.1    27       35      340           375            30
Minnesota        56      16       71       22            93            12
Mississippi      16       0       16       33            48             8.2

Missouri         22       0       22       59            81             5.5
Montana           0       0        0       25            25             9.1
Nebraska           .2     0         .2     50            50            16
Nevada            7.1     16      23       89           112            20
New Hampshire      .4       .2      .6     17            17             1.9

New Jersey       15        1.4    17      140           157             6.3
New Mexico       16        1.2    17       68            86            51
New York         29       32      61      391           452            45
North Carolina   17        0      17      138           155            17
North Dakota       .1      0        .1     15            16             2.5

Ohio             25       11      36      325           361            30
Oklahoma          4.8      1.5     6.3    100           106              7.7
Oregon            7.3    704     711       67           778            18
Pennsylvania     14       10      24      205           229            23
Rhode Island      4.2      1.3     5.6     22            28             2.7

South Carolina    2.1      0       2.1    119           121            18
South Dakota     12        4.6    17       16            33             3.2
Tennessee        55        0      55      181           236            21
Texas            51      11       62      119           181             8.9
Utah              4.2     0        4.2     62            66             8.7

Vermont           2.8     1.0      3.8      3.1           6.9            .9
Virginia         27       8.3     35      173           208            25
Washington       27        .4     27      119           146            29
West Virginia     2.5      .6     3.1      20            23             2.3
Wisconsin        11       0      11        99           110            22

Wyoming            .9      .7     1.6      16            18             2.7
Puerto Rico        .1     0        .1      55            56            18
Virgin Islands     .4      .3      .7       2.1            2.8            .4
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Total           908    1,480  2,390     5,900          8,290           885
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