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Water Use In Orange County : Agricultural

July 16, 1988|Clipboard researched by Susan Greene and Rick VanderKnyff / Los Angeles Times, Page designed by Doris Shields / Los Angeles Times

In acre feet (43,560 cubic feet)

** Imported * OCWD Santiago Fiscal Year Water Basin Pumped Creek *** Other Total 1970-71 22,500 41,800 11,400 2,000 77,700 1971-72 34,100 43,800 5,300 2,000 85,200 1972-73 21,500 29,600 3,100 2,000 56,200 1973-74 20,100 28,100 9,000 2,000 59,200 1974-75 24,200 25,900 5,800 2,000 57,900 1975-76 30,500 29,200 1,700 2,000 63,400 1976-77 35,000 25,200 900 2,000 63,100 1977-78 16,900 17,400 2,900 2,000 39,200 1978-79 6,400 14,200 17,100 2,000 39,700 1979-80 11,100 14,800 16,000 2,000 43,900 1980-81 32,400 15,700 15,200 2,000 65,300 1981-82 35,000 13,500 700 2,000 51,200 1982-83 7,500 12,700 10,000 2,000 32,200 1983-84 16,700 17,200 19,000 2,000 54,900 1984-85 16,400 17,200 8,300 2,000 43,900 1985-86 28,100 15,000 n/a n/a n/a 1986-87 n/a 12,800 n/a n/a n/a

* Orange County Water District

** Excluding imported water used for ground water replenishment

*** Estimated usage from La Habra Basin, San Juan Basin, Santa Ana Mountains

Source: Water Advisory Committee of Orange County; Municipal Water District of Orange County; Orange County Water District.

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