Estimated use of water in the United States in 2005

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Published by U.S. Geological Survey in Reston, Va .

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  • Water consumption -- United States

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Statementby Joan F. Kenny ... [et al.].
SeriesCircular -- 1344, U.S. Geological Survey circular -- 1344.
ContributionsKenny, J. F., Geological Survey (U.S.)
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LC ClassificationsTD223 .E836 2009
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Paginationp. cm.
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Open LibraryOL23861637M
ISBN 109781411326002
LC Control Number2009041893

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Estimated use of water in the United States in Estimates of water use in the United States indicate that about billion gallons per day (Bgal/d) were withdrawn in for all categories summarized in this report. This total is slightly less than the estimate forand about 5 percent less than total withdrawals in the peak year of.

Estimates of water use in the United States indicate that about billion gallons per day (Bgal/d) were withdrawn in for all categories summarized in this report. This total is slightly less than the estimate forand about 5 percent less than total withdrawals in the peak year of Cited by: Estimates of water use in the United States indicate that about billion gallons per day (one thousand million gallons per day, abbreviated Bgal/d) were withdrawn for all uses during These data files present water-use estimates by county for the United States, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, and the U.S.

Virgin Islands which support the State-level water-use estimates published in USGS CircularEstimated Use of Water in the United States in Publication data files for other 5-year reports are also available.

Get this from a library. Estimated use of water in the United States in [Deborah S Lumia; Kristin S Linsey; Nancy L Barber; Geological Survey (U.S.)]. Additional Physical Format: Estimated use of water in the United States in iv, 52 p.

(DLC) (OCoLC) Material Type: Document, Government publication, National government publication, Internet resource. Water use in the United States in was estimated to be about billion gallons per day (Bgal/d), which was 13 percent less than in The.

About , million gallons per day (Mgal/d) of water was withdrawn for use in the United States during About 80 percent of the total (, Mgal/d) withdrawal was from surface water, and about 82 percent of the surface water withdrawn was freshwater. Total Water Use in the United States.

Water use in the United States in was estimated to be about billion gallons per day (Bgal/d), which was 9 percent less than in The estimates put total withdrawals at the lowest level since beforefollowing the same overall trend of decreasing total withdrawals observed from to Water use in the United States in was estimated to be about billion gallons per day (Bgal/d), which was 9 percent less than in The estimates put total withdrawals at the lowest level since beforefollowing the same overall trend of decreasing total withdrawals observed from to Freshwater withdrawals were Bgal/d, or 87 percent of total.

Additional data files to support the report Estimated withdrawals and other elements of water use in the Great Lakes Basin of the United States in (USGS Scientific Investigations Report –): Files for Appendix 1B, by State are those presented above with the exception of New York.

A preliminary data file for New York was used for SIR and was later. In the report, Estimated Use of Water in the United States inthe USGS found that water use remains stable despite population growth, and that the chief water users for the Nation are power generation, agriculture and public water supply.

The USGS report also finds that public supply use of water is rising, but not faster than population. Dieter, C., et al. () Estimated use of water in the United States in U.S.

Geological Survey Circular U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) () Fiscal Year Drinking Water and Ground Water Statistics Report.

Water use per person was roughly 48% higher in western states than eastern states inmostly due to crop irrigation in the west. 11 Over 50% of water withdrawals occurs in 12 states, 9% in California. 11; The average North American household uses roughly gallons of water daily for indoor and outdoor uses.

Estimated Use of Water in the United States in By Susan S. Hutson, Nancy L. Barber, Joan F. Kenny, Kristin S. Linsey, Deborah S. Lumia, and Molly A. Maupin. USGS Circular15 figures, 14 tables (released Marchrevised AprilMayFebruary ). Abstract Table of Contents Report Availability. Fact Sheet – September Estimated Use of Water in the United States in What Were the Withdrawals in.

A report by the U. Geological Survey (USGS), “Estimated use of water in the United States in ” (USGS Circular ), shows that about billion gal­ lons of water per day were with­ drawn for use in the United. Abstract • Total withdrawals weremillion gallons per day • Freshwater withdrawals were 85 percent of the total • Surface water supplied 80 percent of all withdrawals • Thermoelectric-power withdrawals weremillion gallons per day Aboutmillion gallons per day (Mgal/d) of water was withdrawn for use in the United States during usgs-circular, Estimated Use of Water in the United States in U.S.

Geological Survey Circular Aboutmillion gallons per day (Mgal/d) of water was withdrawn for use in the United States during About 80 percent of the total (, Mgal/d) withdrawal was from surface water, and about 82 percent of the surface water withdrawn was freshwater.

Common law sources of water law. The United States inherited the British common law system which develops legal principles through judicial decisions made in the context of disputes between parties. Statutory and constitutional law forms the framework within which these disputes are resolved, to some extent, but decisional law developed through the resolution of specific.

1 Water Use and Population in the United States, – 2 U.S. Population Served by Public Drinking-Water and by Self-Supply, – 3 U.S. Population Served by Publicly Owned Water Treatment Works, – 4 Overall Capital Investment Gap for U.S.

Water Infrastructure, – 5 Expected Wastewater Treatment and Drinking. Outdoor water use accounts for more than 30 percent of total household water use, on average, but can be as much as 60 percent of total household water use in arid regions.

If the average sized lawn in the United States is watered for 20 minutes every day for 7 days, it’s like running the shower constantly for 4 days or taking more than Estimate the per capita daily water withdrawal for public supply in the United States in (in Lpcd). Use the following population data (McGeveran, ) and water.

Domestic water use (also called home or residential water use) in the United States was estimated by the United States Geological Survey at billion US gallons (, m 3) per day inand billion US gallons (, m 3) per day in (7 percent lower).

Estimated Use of Water in the United States inU.S. Geological Survey CircularOctober ; US Geological Survey. Estimated Use of Water in the United StatesCircularandCircular Sustainability of Ground-water Resources, U.S.

Geological Survey Circular   Agriculture is a major user of ground and surface water in the United States, accounting for approximately 80 percent of the Nation's consumptive water use and over 90 percent in many Western States. Efficient irrigation systems and water management practices can help maintain farm profitability in an era of increasingly limited and more costly water.

Fire Loss in the United States During This report contains overall statistics from the NFPA survey of fire departments on fires, civilian deaths and injuries, and property damage in It also includes patterns by major property class, region and community size as well as information on types of fire department calls and false alarms.

Across the United States, the practices for collecting water use data vary significantly from state to state and vary also from one water use category to another, in response to the laws regulating water use and interest in water use data as an input for water management.

Potable water comprises only a small fraction of the total use of water in the United States, with the main uses of freshwater resources being agricultural (for example, irrigation, animal feeding operations) and industrial (for example, cooling towers) activities activities, in addition to medical ones (for example, hemodialysis, dental procedures), are commonly referred to as.

Estimated Use of Water in the United States, ABSTRACT The e; toted average withdrawal use of water in the United Sictes during was almostmgd (million gallons per day), exclusive of water used to develop water-power.

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