Estimated use of water in the United States, 1960

by Kenneth Allen MacKichan

Publisher: U.S. Dept. of the Interior, Geological Survey in Washington

Written in English
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  • Water consumption -- United States.,
  • Water-supply -- United States.

Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 10-12.

Statementby K. A. MacKichan and J. C. Kammerer.
SeriesGeological Survey circular -- 456
The Physical Object
Pagination26 p. :
Number of Pages26
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Open LibraryOL23061215M

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Additional Physical Format: Online version: MacKichan, Kenneth Allen, Estimated use of water in the United States, (OCoLC) Material Type. 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.

This estimated use amounts to about 1, gpd (gal-lons per day) per capita. An additional 2, mgd were. The estimated overage withdrawal use of water in the United States during was almostmgd (million gallons per day), exclusive of water used to develop water power.

This estimated use amounts to about 1, gpd (galIons per day) per capita. An additional 2, mgd were used to develop awal use of water requires that the water be removed from the ground or. Additional Physical Format: Online version: MacKichan, Kenneth Allen, Estimated use of water in the United States, Washington, D.C.: U.S.

Dept. of the. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Murray, Charles Richard, Estimated use of water in the United States in Washington: U.S. Dept. of the Interior, Geological Survey, Estimated use of water in the United States in 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 estimates put total withdrawals at the lowest level since before Estimates of water use in the United States for indicate that an average of about bgd (billion gallons per day) were withdrawn for public-supply, rural domestic and livestock, irrigation, and industrial (including thermoelectric power)uses--that is, about 1, gallons per capita per day.

This represents an increase of 15 percent over the withdrawal of bgd reported for   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 The estimated overage withdrawal use of water in the United States during was almostmgd {mi Ilion gallons per day), exclusive of water used to develop water power.

This estimated use amounts to about 1, gpd {gal Ions per day) per capita. An additional 2, mgd were used to develop waterpower. Estimates of Water Use in the Western United States inand Water-Use Trends, 4 Table Total water use by State in the western United States, (Figures may Estimated use of water in the United States add to totals because of independent rounding.

Figures in thousand acre-feet except for per-capita use, in acre-feet] Use Water Water Water Water Use. 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 withdrawals, and.

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 disputes is the great. Estimated use of water in the United States in [Alexandria, Va.]: United States Dept.

of the Interior, Geological Survey, (OCoLC) Material Type: Government publication, National government publication: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Wayne B Solley; Edith B Chase; William B Mann.

Estimated Use of Water in the United States in By Molly A. Maupin, Joan F. Kenny, Susan S. Hutson, John K. Lovelace, Nancy L. Barber, and Kristin S. Linsey. Estimated use of water in the United States in 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 estimates put total withdrawals at the lowest level since before 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 Inonly 8 percent of irrigation water was used outside 17 western states.

Inthat. Water use in the United States in was estimated to be an average of bgd (billion gallons per day) of fresh and saline water for offstream uses- an 8-percent increase from the estimate and a percent increase from the estimate.

Average per capita use for all offstream uses was 2, gpd (gallons per day) of fresh and saline water, and 1, gpd of fresh water; this. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Murray, Charles Richard, Estimated use of water in the United States, Washington, (OCoLC) The USGS has estimated water use for the United States every 5 years since Estimates are provided for groundwater and surface-water sources, for fresh and saline water quality, and by sector or category of use.

Estimates have been made at the State level sinceand at. Estimated Use of Water in the United States in By C. Richard Murray and E. Bodette Reeves ABSTRACT Estimates of water use in the United States in indicate that an average of about bgd (billion gallons per day)­ about 1, gallons per capita per day-was withdrawn for the.

The U.S. Geological Survey compiles water-use estimates every five years for each State, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands. Archived datasets underlying the published "Estimated Use of Water in the United States" reports are available from the above link.

County data incorporating any revisions can be found on. 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. 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 in By C. Richard Murray and E. Bodette Reeves ABSTRACT Estimates of water use in the United States in indicate that an average of about bgd (billion gallons per day) about 1, gallons per capita per day was withdrawn.

The following is a partial list of dams and reservoirs in the United are an estima dams in the United States, impoundingmi (, km) of river or. 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 SS United States is a retired ocean liner built in –51 for the United States Lines at a cost of $ million.

The ship is the largest ocean liner constructed entirely in the United States and the fastest ocean liner to cross the Atlantic in either direction, retaining the Blue Riband for the highest average speed since her maiden voyage in She was designed by American naval.

An estima POTWs provide wastewater collection, treatment, and disposal service to more than million people. 6 Use of reclaimed water for consumption is becoming more common, particularly in the fast-growing southwest region of the U.S.

Estimates of water use in the United States in indicate that an average of about bgd (billion gallons per day)about 1, gallons per capita per day--was withdrawn for the four principal off-channel uses which are (1) public-supply (for domestic, commercial, and industrial uses), (2) rural (domestic and livestock), (3) irrigation, and (4) self-supplied industrial (including.

About million people depended on water from public suppliers. The majority of the water for public supply (63 percent) was withdrawn from surface sources.

Between andpublic-supply withdrawals and the population served increased 8 percent. The population served as a percentage of the total U.S. population was about 85 percent in. Water use in the United States to the year is estimated by extending past trends in basic water-use determinants.

Those trends are largely encouraging. Over the past 35 years, withdrawals in industry and at thermoelectric plants have steadily dropped per unit of output, and over the past 2 Estimated Use of Water in the United States in Introduction.

This report, “Estimated use of water in the United States in ,” is the twelfth in a series of reports that has been compiled and published by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) every 5 years since These reports include.Approximately 20 percent of homes in the United States use septic systems that locally treat their wastewater.

When a septic system is improperly managed, elevated nitrogen and phosphorus levels can be released into local water bodies or ground water.