* Updates for this data series are no longer available from the U.S. Geological Survey.
Years Available: 1995
Permanent Link: http://data.sagepub.com/sagestats/6561
General Notes: *Median value gives the value for the "average" county for this metric, the 50th percentile of all counties reporting data. **Water use associated with the production of fish in captivity except for fish hatcheries which were in Commercial, and the raising of horses and such fur-bearing animals as rabbits and pets. 1985: Fish farming included in Livestock 1990-1995: Animal specialties (excludes fish hatcheries) 2000-later: Animal-specialties use split between Livestock (horses) and Aquaculture categories (fish hatcheries and fish farms)Water that is on the Earth's surface, such as in a stream, river, lake, or reservoir. 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.