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Total Fresh Water Withdrawals for Livestock (Total) (County)

Source: USGS Estimated Use of Water in the United States, U.S. Geological Survey (USGS)
Topic: Energy and EnvironmentSubtopic: Water UseCategory: Livestock Use
Product: Local StatsDate Updated: September 2018Update Tips
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    * Although the U.S. Geological Survey collects data every five years, there are a few years of delay in releasing the data in order to fully process it.

    Years Available: 1995, 2000, 2005, 2010, 2015

    Permanent Link: http://data.sagepub.com/sagestats/6547

    General Notes: *Median value gives the value for the "average" county for this metric, the 50th percentile of all counties reporting data. **Water used for livestock watering, feedlots, dairy operations, and other on-farm needs. Types of livestock include dairy cows and heifers, beef cattle and calves, sheep and lambs, goats, hogs and pigs, horses and poultry. See also animal-specialties water use, aquaculture water use, and rural water use. Water that contains less than 1,000 milligrams per liter (mg/L) of dissolved solids. Generally, water with more than 500 mg/L of dissolved solids is undesirable for drinking and many industrial uses.

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