State and national water use trends to the year 2000
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State and national water use trends to the year 2000 a report by Library of Congress. Congressional Research Service.

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Published by U.S. Govt. Print. Off. in Washington .
Written in English



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  • Water use -- United States.,
  • Water consumption -- United States.,
  • Water quality -- United States.

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Statementprepared by the Congressional Research Service of the Library of Congress for the Committee on Environment and Public Works, U.S. Senate, May 1980.
ContributionsViessman, Warren., DeMoncada, Christine., United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Environment and Public Works.
LC ClassificationsTD223 .U53 1980a
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 297 p. :
Number of Pages297
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4238089M
LC Control Number80602584

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and State government and City departments. Where it is available, data has been included back to to understand past trends. The most recent data varies by year across the sections and variables, but every effort was made to include the most recent data available at time of report creation. For comparative purposes, data. Failure to Act: The Economic Impact of Current Investment Trends in Water and Wastewater Treatment Infrastructure 5 for capital investment will amount to $ billion and the funding gap will have escalated to $ billion, unless strategies to address the gap are implemented in the intervening years to alter these trends. effects on expenses. Levels of water use vary significantly across the world. The visualization shows the average level of water withdrawal per capita per year. As described in detail in our Data Quality & Definitions section, water withdrawal is defined as the quantity of freshwater taken from groundwater or surface water sources (such as lakes or rivers) for use in agricultural, industrial or domestic Author: Hannah Ritchie, Max Roser. Note that India uses times as much water to produce one tonne of grain as countries such as China, Brazil and the United States. 43 If India also increases its efficiency of water use, it will be able to cover a wider area for irrigation. Table 14 in the Annexure provides a state-wise coverage of micro-irrigation in the country.

  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 supplies. In , total water withdrawals in the U.S. for all uses were estimated to be billion gallons per day, 9% less than in The biggest uses are thermoelectric power (41%), irrigation (37%), and public supply (12%). Water use per person was roughly 48% higher in western states than eastern states in , mostly due to crop irrigation. CONTENTS FOREWORD vi ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS viii ACRONYMS AND ABBREVIATIONS ix EXECUTIVE SUMMARY x KEY MESSAGES xiv CHAPTER 1 INTRODUCTION 1 CHAPTER 2 TRENDS IN LAND-USE CHANGE 7 Key messages 8 Introduction 10 A global history of forest conversion 10 Twenty-first century land-use change dynamics 12 Drivers of .   The development history of the accounting system of water supply in the USSR is presented. Various statistical abstracts of – on the water supply in the Russian Federation are analyzed. Reference data are shown to be in need of correction. The dynamics of waste, mine, and drain water disposal are considered. The change in water quality is shown to Cited by: 6.