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National Water-Use Data Archive (compressed UNIX files)

From this page you can download water-use data sets from the National Water-Use Data Archive to your computer. This area contains data files in compressed UNIX format. Data files are also available in compressed MSDOS format, or in plain ASCII format.

To download any of the files listed below, just click on the 'hotlinked' file name.

Water-Use data dictionary Get help on data-file types and data definitions.

(NOTE!! When downloading, be sure to have your browser option set to 'download to your local disk' and not to the screen!)

 Files for    Files for    Approx.                  Description
   1990         1985        size
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 us90st.gz    us85st.gz     20 Kb   US by States (53 lines)
 us90co.gz    us85co.gz    430 Kb   US by counties (3225 lines)
 us90w2.gz    us85w2.gz      9 Kb   US by water-resources regions (21 lines)
 us90w4.gz    us85w4.gz     55 Kb   US by water-resources subregions (221 lines)
 us90w8.gz     no data     330 Kb   US by water-resources accounting units (2236 lines)

USGS Water Use in the United States

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