50 years of water use information, 1950-2000


Estimated Use of Water in the United States in 2000

This section has been revised since its initial release.

Table 14. Trends in estimated water use in the United States, 1950-2000.
[Data for 1995 and earlier from Solley and others (1998). The water-use data are in billion gallons per day (thousand million gallons per day) and are rounded to two significant figures for 1950-80, and to three significant figures for 1985-2000; percentage change is calculated from unrounded numbers. —, not available]

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