Skip to main content
USGS - science for a changing world

Water Use by Source and Category in Idaho Counties, 2015


Publication Date
Start Date
End Date


Murray, E.M., 2018, Water use by source and category in Idaho counties, 2015: U.S. Geological Survey data release,


Water Use by Source and Category in Idaho Counties are compiled as part of the "Estimated Use of Water in the United States" series of U.S. Geological Survey Circular reports that have been published every 5 years since 1950 (Maupin and others, 2014). Idaho withdrawals in 2015 are being published as a separate dataset in support of the U.S. Geological Survey fact sheet 2018-3036. Maupin, M.A., Kenny, J.F., Hutson, S.S., Lovelace, J.K., Barber, N.L., and Linsey, K.S., 2014, Estimated use of water in the United States in 2010: U.S. Geological Survey Circular 1405, 56 p.,


Point of Contact :
Erin M Murray
Originator :
Erin M Murray
Metadata Contact :
Ask USGS - Water Webserver Team
Distributor :
U.S. Geological Survey - ScienceBase
USGS Mission Area :
Water Resources
SDC Data Owner :
Idaho Water Science Center

Attached Files

Click on title to download individual files attached to this item.

2018-093322.csv 9 KB
2018-093322.jpg thumbnail 191.4 KB
Original FGDC Metadata

32.49 KB


This dataset describes water use estimates for 2015 that are aggregated to the county level in Idaho. Water use estimates are reported as groundwater and surface water withdrawals in the following categories of use: Public Supply, Domestic, Irrigation, Industrial, Mining, Livestock, Aquaculture, and Thermoelectric.

Additional Information


Type Scheme Key
DOI doi:10.5066/P92AXN0O

Item Actions

View Item as ...

Save Item as ...

View Item...