United States Geological Survey Water Use in the United States
http://water.usgs.gov/watuse/

United States Geological Survey (USGS), United States Geological Survey (USGS)


This site provides access to water use reports for the country and by county and watershed at five year intervals from 1950 to 2000. There is also a region by region comparison and information about how the data was collected.

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Subject: Geoscience:Hydrology:Ground Water:Water and society, policy, and management, Geoscience:Hydrology
Resource Type: Audio/Visual:Images/Illustrations, Datasets and Tools:Datasets
Grade Level: College Upper (15-16), Graduate/Professional, High School (9-12), College Lower (13-14)
Data Derived: Data Derived
Data Source: Observational Data
Science Background Required: Broadly accessible
Topics: Hydrosphere/Cryosphere, Groundwater:Water and society, policy, and management, Human Dimensions/Resources
Theme: Teach the Earth:Teaching Topics:Water, Teach the Earth:Course Topics:Hydrology/HydrogeologyKeywords: Channel Discharge, Evaporation, Evapotranspiration, Flooding, Global Warming, Groundwater, Hydrogeology, Hydrology, Precipitation, Reservoirs, Runoff, Water Balance, Water Cycle, Water Supply, climatology, Hydrology, United States Geological Service (USGS), Water Consumption