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Mid-Atlantic Water Use Workshop

The Mid-Atlantic Water Use workshop was held on April 19 and 20, 2010 at the U.S. Geological Survey’s Maryland-Delaware-District of Columbia Water Science Center on the Campus of University of Maryland’s Baltimore Campus near Baltimore, Maryland. More than 50 people attended the workshop, including staff from local, State, and Federal agencies and other water-use professionals such as planners, administrators, engineers, and scientists.

Freshwater Use and Withdrawals

During 2000, about 1,500 million gallons per day (Mgal/d) of freshwater was withdrawn from surface-water and Groundwater sources in Maryland for a variety of uses including public-supply distribution (PS), commercial (CO), self-supplied domestic (DO), industrial (IN), mining (MI), thermoelectric power generation (TE), livestock watering (LV), aquaculture (AQ), and irrigation (IR). Click here for more information.

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