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This dataset is a 100-meter cell resolution raster of estimated use of public supply water for the southwestern United States. The dataset was generated from 1:100,000-scale county boundary data, 2005 LandScan population data, and USGS estimated use of water in the United States in 2000.
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In 2015, the total amount of water withdrawn for recreational-landscape irrigation uses in Florida was estimated at 398 million gallons per day (Mgal/d). Withdrawals include water used for golf course and public and commercial landscape irrigation (parks, ball fields, highway medians, cemeteries, and other large-scale grass or landscaping areas) that have a consumptive water use permit from the local water management district specifically for golf course or landscape uses. This category does not include individual household lawn irrigation withdrawals. Fresh surface water accounted for 216 Mgal/d of the fresh water withdrawn while 182 Mgal/d was withdrawn from fresh groundwater sources. Palm Beach County accounted...
This dataset presents the total estimated monthly public-supply water withdrawal by 12-digit hydrologic unit code (HUC12) in the conterminous United States for 2015. Public-supply water use was estimated by spatially and temporally downscaling available data from each state. The total represents combined groundwater and surface water withdrawals for 83,178 watersheds. Public supply refers to water withdrawn by public and private water suppliers that provide water for cities, towns, rural water districts, mobile-home parks, Native American Indian reservations, and military bases. Public-supply facilities are classified under the Standard Industrial Classification (SIC) 4941 and provide water to at least 25 people...
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In 2015, the total amount of water withdrawn for public supply in Florida was estimated at 2,385 million gallons per day (Mgal/d). Water withdrawals include 2,215 Mgal/d of fresh water and 170 Mgal/d of saline water. Fresh groundwater accounted for 1,909 Mgal/d of the water withdrawn and 169 Mgal/d of the saline groundwater withdrawn for public supply. Miami-Dade County accounted for the largest amount of fresh groundwater withdrawn (339 Mgal/d), Hillsborough County accounted for the largest amount of fresh surface water withdrawn (135 Mgal/d) and all of the saline surface water withdrawn (1 Mgal/d), and Lee County accounted for the largest amount of saline groundwater withdrawn (28 Mgal/d). All of the saline water...
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The water resources in Tennessee are likely to be stressed in the future by factors such as population increase, urban and suburban development, climate change, and other competing demands. Water-resource managers and policy makers will need accurate water-use data for regional water-supply planning including infrastructure investment, conservation, and cost-recovery strategies. Quantifying public-supply and self-supplied industrial water use and relating the use to effects on -water resources and natural hydrologic systems; is important for the public and policy makers. This dataset includes public-supply water-use and self-supplied industrial water-use information for the State of Tennessee in 2010. Public supply...
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This dataset describes public-supply groundwater use by aquifer type within the glaciated conterminous United States between 2005 and 2014. All or part of 24 states within this glaciated region were included. The U.S. Safe Drinking Water Act defines a "public water system" as an entity that provides water for human consumption through pipes or other constructed conveyances to at least 15 service connections or serves an average of at least 25 people for at least 60 days out of the year (United States Environmental Protection Agency, 1998). Water may be used for several purposes such as for commercial, industrial, and residential use, or may be used only for one specific purpose such as for residential use.
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In 2016, the total amount of public-supply water withdrawn in Puerto Rico was estimated at 551 million gallons per day (Mgal/d) from fresh water sources. Surface water accounted for 492 Mgal/d (89 percent) and groundwater accounted for 59 Mgal/d (11 percent). Population served by public-supply water systems accounted for 3.4 million people, almost 100 percent of the total population. Total domestic water use was estimated at 396 Mgal/d and it is represented as the summation of deliveries from public-supply water systems to domestic users and self-supplied domestic withdrawals. The average per capita domestic water use, which represents the daily water use for the population that is supplied by public-supply water...
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In 2015, the total amount of water withdrawn in Florida was estimated at 15,319 million gallons per day (Mgal/d). This includes 9,598 Mgal/d of saline water and 5,721 Mgal/d of fresh water. Water for public supply accounted for the majority of fresh water withdrawn (2,215 Mgal/d) followed closely by agricultural self-supplied (2,089 Mgal/d) for 2015. The remaining fresh water was withdrawn for power generation (434 Mgal/d), commercial-industrial-mining self-supplied (409 Mgal/d), recreational-landscape irrigation (397 Mgal/d), and domestic self-supplied (177 Mgal/d). Water withdrawn for power generation accounted for the majority of saline water withdrawn (9,425 Mgal/d) for 2015, followed by public supply (170...
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The California Groundwater Ambient Monitoring and Assessment Program (GAMA) is a statewide, comprehensive assessment of groundwater quality designed to help better understand and identify risks to groundwater resources. GAMA is being implemented by the California State Water Resources Control Board. The USGS is the technical lead for the Priority Basin Project (PBP), one of the components of the GAMA Program. The initial focus of the GAMA Priority Basin Project in 2004 to 2012 was on assessment of water-quality in groundwater resources used for public drinking water supply (Belitz and others, 2003; 2015). Groundwater basins and sub-basins (472 in total) were prioritized based upon a number of factors (Belitz and...
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In 2015, the total amount of water withdrawn for power generation uses in Florida was estimated at 9,859 million gallons per day (Mgal/d). Withdrawals include water used for once-through cooling, cooling pond augmentation, boiler make-up, and domestic uses at power facilities. Saline water accounted for 9,425 Mgal/d of the water withdrawn for power generation, while fresh water accounted for 434 Mgal/d of the water withdrawn for this category. Of the saline water, 9,396 Mgal/d was withdrawn from surface water sources and 29 Mgal/d was withdrawn from groundwater sources. Of the fresh water, 406 Mgal/d was withdrawn from surface water sources and 28 Mgal/d was withdrawn from groundwater sources. Pasco County accounted...
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In 2016, the total amount of public-supply water withdrawn in Puerto Rico was estimated at 551 million gallons per day (Mgal/d) from fresh water sources. Surface water accounted for 492 Mgal/d (89 percent) and groundwater accounted for 59 Mgal/d (11 percent). Population served by public-supply water systems accounted for 3.4 million people, almost 100 percent of the total population. Total domestic water use was estimated at 396 Mgal/d and it is represented as the summation of deliveries from public-supply water systems to domestic users and self-supplied domestic withdrawals. The average per capita domestic water use, which represents the daily water use for the population that is supplied by public-supply water...
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This dataset is a 100-meter cell resolution raster of estimated use of public supply water for the southwestern United States. The dataset was generated from 1:100,000-scale county boundary data, 2005 LandScan population data, and USGS estimated use of water in the United States in 2000.
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In 2015, the total amount of water withdrawn in Florida was estimated at 15,319 million gallons per day (Mgal/d). This includes 9,598 Mgal/d of saline water and 5,721 Mgal/d of fresh water. The counties of Hillsborough (1,867 Mgal/d), Pasco (1,852 Mgal/d), St Lucie (1,559 Mgal/d), Palm Beach (1,341 Mgal/d), and Citrus (1,288 Mgal/d) accounted for most of the total water withdrawn in 2015. Pasco County withdrew the largest amount of saline water (1,775 Mgal/d) and Palm Beach withdrew the largest amount of freshwater (820 Mgal/d) in 2015.
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Florida’s water resources have been managed by five water management districts since 1972. These five regional water management districts are the Northwest Florida, St Johns River, South Florida, Southwest Florida, and the Suwannee River. In 2015, the Southwest Florida Water Management District accounted for the largest amount of saline water withdrawn (5,135 Mgal/d) and the South Florida Water Management District accounted for the largest amount of fresh water withdrawn (2,792 Mgal/d). The South Florida Water Management District accounted for the largest amount of water withdrawn for public supply (1,118 Mgal/d), agricultural irrigation (1,380 Mgal/d), and recreation-landscape irrigation (263 Mgal/d), while the...
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In 2015, the total amount of water withdrawn for agricultural irrigation uses in Florida was estimated at 2,089 million gallons per day (Mgal/d). Withdrawals include water used for crop irrigation, freeze protection, livestock needs, and fish farming (aquaculture). Fresh surface water accounted for 1,078 Mgal/d of the fresh water withdrawn and1,011 Mgal/d was withdrawn from fresh groundwater sources. Palm Beach County accounted for the largest amount of fresh surface water withdrawn (513 Mgal/d), followed by Hendry County (257 Mgal/d), while Hendry County accounted for the largest amount of fresh groundwater withdrawn (123 Mgal/d) followed by Collier County (97 Mgal/d). No saline water was withdrawn for this category...
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This dataset contains water-use estimates for 2015 that are aggregated to the county level in the United States. The U.S. Geological Survey's (USGS's) National Water Use Science Project is responsible for compiling and disseminating the Nation's water-use data. Working in cooperation with local, State, and Federal agencies, the USGS has published an estimate of water use in the United States every 5 years, beginning in 1950. Water-use estimates aggregated to the State level are presented in USGS Circular 1441, "Estimated Use of Water in the United States in 2015" (Dieter and others, 2018). This dataset contains the county-level water-use data that support the state-level estimates in Dieter and others 2018. This...
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In 2015, the total amount of water withdrawn for self-supplied commercial-industrial-mining uses in Florida was estimated at 412 million gallons per day (Mgal/d). Water withdrawals include 409 Mgal/d of fresh water and 3 Mgal/d of saline water. Fresh groundwater accounted for 298 Mgal/d of the fresh water withdrawn while the remaining 111 Mgal/d was withdrawn from fresh surface water sources. All of the saline water (3 Mgal/d) was withdrawn from surface water. Polk County accounted for the largest amount of fresh groundwater withdrawn (41 Mgal/d) followed by Taylor County (40 Mgal/d), while Putnam County accounted for the largest amount of fresh surface water withdrawn (24 Mgal/d) followed by Escambia County (23...
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Adequate water resources are vital for municipal needs in the Cumberland River watershed. As a result of continuing population growth, moderate to extreme droughts and floods, demands for competing water resources, and aging infrastructure, the evaluation of ongoing water-resources issues has become increasingly important to Federal, State, and local water-resources managers. In order to assist local decision makers in the watershed, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) began a study in 2013 to document groundwater and surface-water withdrawals. Estimates of water use for public supply were projected in 10-year increments through 2040 and were based on 2010 public supply water data and population projections for 2020...
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In 2016, the total amount of public-supply water withdrawn in Puerto Rico was estimated at 551 million gallons per day (Mgal/d) from fresh water sources. Surface water accounted for 492 Mgal/d (89 percent) and groundwater accounted for 59 Mgal/d (11 percent). Population served by public-supply water systems accounted for 3.4 million people, almost 100 percent of the total population. Total domestic water use was estimated at 396 Mgal/d and it is represented as the summation of deliveries from public-supply water systems to domestic users and self-supplied domestic withdrawals. The average per capita domestic water use, which represents the daily water use for the population that is supplied by public-supply water...
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In 2015, the total amount of water withdrawn for domestic self-supplied in Florida was estimated at 177 million gallons per day (Mgal/d). All of this water is from fresh groundwater sources. Duval County accounted for the largest amount of fresh groundwater withdrawn (13 Mgal/d) followed by Marion County (12 Mgal/d) and Lee County (11 Mgal/d). This category includes water withdrawn by households with a private well for drinking water purposes, but does not include water withdrawn from private wells used solely for lawn irrigation purposes.


map background search result map search result map Water Use in Tennessee, 2010 Public Supply Water Use in the Cumberland River Watershed in 2010 and Projections of Public-supply Water Use to 2040 California Groundwater Ambient Monitoring and Assessment (GAMA) Program Priority Basin Project Study Areas and grid cells for assessment of groundwater resources used for public drinking-water supply Public-Supply Groundwater Use by Aquifer Type within the Glaciated Conterminous United States, 2005-14 Table 1. Total water withdrawals by category in Florida, 2015 Table 2. Total water withdrawals by County in Florida, 2015 Table 3. Public supply water withdrawals by County in Florida, 2015 Table 4. Domestic self-supplied water withdrawals by County in Florida, 2015 Table 5. Commercial-industrial-mining self-supplied water withdrawals by County in Florida, 2015 Table 6. Agricultural irrigation water withdrawals by County in Florida, 2015 Table 7. Recreational-landscape irrigation water withdrawals by County in Florida, 2015 Table 8. Power generation water withdrawals by County in Florida, 2015 Table 9. Water withdrawals by water management district in Florida, 2015 Estimated Use of Water in the United States County-Level Data for 2015 Estimated public-supply water withdrawals and domestic water use in Puerto Rico, 2016 Table 1. Estimated public-supply water withdrawals by water source and municipality in Puerto Rico, 2016 Table 2. Estimated public-supply water withdrawals by water source and PRASA water service area in Puerto Rico, 2016 BLM REA MBR 2010 Estimated Public Supply Water Use of the Southwest Principal Aquifer (SWPA) study in 2005 BLM REA CBR 2010 Estimated Public Supply Water Use of the Southwest Principal Aquifer (SWPA) study in 2005 Total monthly water withdrawals for public supply by 12-digit hydrologic unit in the conterminous United States for 2015 Estimated public-supply water withdrawals and domestic water use in Puerto Rico, 2016 Table 1. Estimated public-supply water withdrawals by water source and municipality in Puerto Rico, 2016 Table 2. Estimated public-supply water withdrawals by water source and PRASA water service area in Puerto Rico, 2016 Public Supply Water Use in the Cumberland River Watershed in 2010 and Projections of Public-supply Water Use to 2040 Water Use in Tennessee, 2010 Table 1. Total water withdrawals by category in Florida, 2015 Table 2. Total water withdrawals by County in Florida, 2015 Table 3. Public supply water withdrawals by County in Florida, 2015 Table 4. Domestic self-supplied water withdrawals by County in Florida, 2015 Table 5. Commercial-industrial-mining self-supplied water withdrawals by County in Florida, 2015 Table 6. Agricultural irrigation water withdrawals by County in Florida, 2015 Table 7. Recreational-landscape irrigation water withdrawals by County in Florida, 2015 Table 8. Power generation water withdrawals by County in Florida, 2015 Table 9. Water withdrawals by water management district in Florida, 2015 California Groundwater Ambient Monitoring and Assessment (GAMA) Program Priority Basin Project Study Areas and grid cells for assessment of groundwater resources used for public drinking-water supply BLM REA MBR 2010 Estimated Public Supply Water Use of the Southwest Principal Aquifer (SWPA) study in 2005 BLM REA CBR 2010 Estimated Public Supply Water Use of the Southwest Principal Aquifer (SWPA) study in 2005 Public-Supply Groundwater Use by Aquifer Type within the Glaciated Conterminous United States, 2005-14 Total monthly water withdrawals for public supply by 12-digit hydrologic unit in the conterminous United States for 2015 Estimated Use of Water in the United States County-Level Data for 2015