Total Public-supply Freshwater Withdrawls, 2000
Source: U.S. Geological Survey
Map Description:
The geographic distribution of total, surface-water, and ground-water withdrawals for public supply. States with the largest populations withdrew the largest quantities of water. California, Texas, New York, Florida, and Illinois accounted for 40 percent of total public-supply withdrawals and 38 percent of the total population served by public suppliers. The largest surface-water withdrawals were in California and Texas, and the largest ground-water withdrawals were in California and Florida.

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