U.S. Geological Survey

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


                                 Table 18.  Livestock freshwater use by State, 1990
          [Figures may not add to totals because of independent rounding.  All values in million gallons per day]
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                          LIVESTOCK                         ANIMAL SPECIALTIES                 TOTAL LIVESTOCK
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                    Withdrawals                          Withdrawals                         Withdrawals
STATE ---------------------- ----------------------- ------------------------ Ground Surface Total Consump- Ground Surface Total Consump- Ground Surface Total Consump- water water tive use water water tive use water water tive use -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Alabama 41 23 64 64 31 46 77 16 72 69 141 79 Alaska .1 .5 .6 .6 0 0 0 0 .1 .5 .6 .6 Arizona 23 6.6 29 22 2.8 57 60 .2 26 64 89 22 Arkansas 26 42 68 68 99 22 121 68 125 64 189 136 California 105 132 238 223 100 74 173 31 205 206 411 255

Colorado 22 126 147 43 0 14 14 0 22 140 162 43 Connecticut .9 .3 1.2 1.0 .2 .1 .3 .3 1.1 .4 1.5 1.3 Delaware 2.1 .3 2.4 2.4 0 0 0 0 2.1 .3 2.4 2.4 D.C. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Florida 50 9.0 59 59 18 .6 19 19 69 9.6 78 78

Georgia 1.6 27 28 28 8.2 9.0 17 17 9.9 36 46 46 Hawaii 2.1 3.4 5.4 5.4 1.4 .4 1.8 0 3.4 3.8 7.2 5.4 Idaho 48 0 48 9.7 512 0 512 0 560 0 560 9.7 Illinois 52 0 52 41 9.0 2.2 11 11 61 2.2 63 52 Indiana 25 20 46 36 .5 0 .5 .5 26 20 46 37

Iowa 89 30 118 118 1.9 .5 2.4 2.4 91 30 121 121 Kansas 78 30 108 108 4.7 1.2 5.9 5.9 83 31 114 114 Kentucky 1.5 30 32 32 0 .9 .9 .9 1.6 31 33 33 Louisiana 3.5 5.0 8.5 8.4 219 324 543 542 222 329 551 550 Maine .6 1.1 1.7 1.5 0 0 0 0 .6 1.1 1.7 1.5

Maryland 7.9 2.4 10 10 4.5 4.8 9.4 0 12 7.3 20 10 Massachusetts 1.2 .4 1.6 1.6 .1 0 .2 .2 1.4 .4 1.7 1.7 Michigan 18 4.8 23 19 .7 5.5 6.3 .8 19 10 29 20 Minnesota 55 9.7 65 65 1.6 .6 2.2 2.2 57 10 67 67 Mississippi 6.3 9.4 16 16 393 2.4 395 292 399 12 411 308

Missouri 13 39 52 52 .8 1.7 2.5 2.5 14 41 55 55 Montana 16 35 51 51 .3 .6 .9 .9 16 36 52 52 Nebraska 102 19 121 121 5.9 12 18 1.8 108 31 139 122 Nevada 1.0 4.1 5.1 2.1 0 .5 .5 0 1.0 4.6 5.6 2.1 New Hampshire .7 .2 1.0 .8 0 0 0 0 .8 .3 1.0 .9

New Jersey 1.5 0 1.5 1.5 .6 0 .6 .6 2.1 0 2.1 2.1 New Mexico 18 3.6 22 21 0 0 0 0 18 3.6 22 21 New York 15 10 25 23 .4 .1 .5 .5 15 10 26 23 North Carolina 34 5.7 39 39 2.1 159 162 2.1 36 165 201 41 North Dakota 13 8.8 22 22 0 2.2 2.2 0 13 11 24 22

Ohio 7.3 26 33 32 .5 0 .5 0 7.8 26 34 32 Oklahoma 35 95 131 131 0 .2 .2 0 35 96 131 131 Oregon 3.2 18 21 21 0 .6 .6 .6 3.2 18 21 21 Pennsylvania 46 6.9 53 40 0 0 0 0 46 6.9 53 40 Rhode Island .1 .1 .2 .1 0 .1 .2 .1 .1 .2 .3 .3

South Carolina 4.0 4.9 8.9 8.9 8.3 7.4 16 .8 12 12 25 9.7 South Dakota 17 26 43 43 0 0 0 0 17 26 43 43 Tennessee 12 9.6 21 21 17 11 28 28 29 21 49 49 Texas 93 135 228 227 0 0 0 0 93 135 228 227 Utah 27 6.6 34 6.3 .2 .3 .5 .3 27 7.0 34 6.6

Vermont 4.5 1.5 6.0 5.4 0 0 0 0 4.6 1.5 6.1 5.5 Virginia 8.5 20 28 28 .1 .8 .9 .9 8.5 21 29 29 Washington 21 8.2 29 25 .6 .2 .8 .7 22 8.4 30 26 West Virginia 1.3 3.4 4.7 4.0 0 .1 .1 .1 1.3 3.6 4.8 4.2 Wisconsin 61 6.8 68 55 13 18 31 3.1 74 25 99 58

Wyoming 3.3 13 16 16 10 0 10 0 14 13 27 16 Puerto Rico 4.8 3.4 8.2 8.2 .1 0 .1 .1 4.8 3.5 8.3 8.3 Virgin Islands .3 .2 .5 .5 0 0 0 0 .3 .2 .5 .5 --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Total 1,220 1,020 2,250 1,990 1,470 781 2,250 1,050 2,690 1,800 4,500 3,040 ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------


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