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Unformatted text preview: ter •  Agricultural: Water used to irrigate farm crops and for livestock, dairies, feedlots, fish farms, and other farm needs. Agricultural irrigaEon accounts for more than 142 billion gallons of fresh water per day. Casey Brown - Hydrosystems Research Group How We Use Water •  Industrial & Mining: Water used for cooling in factories and washing and rinsing in manufacturing processes. Some of the major water- use industries include mining, steel, paper, and associated products, as well as chemicals and associated products. Industrial faciliEes withdraw more than 20 billion gallons of fresh water per day. Casey Brown - Hydrosystems Research Group Final Totals Self- Supplied Public- Supplied 4 1% 6% 43 Power 136 Agriculture 13% 142 Industrial/Mining 41% 39% 20 Self- Supplied Total Casey Brown - Hydrosystems Research Group Public- Supplied Power Agriculture 345 Billion Gallons of Water Per D...
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