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Projected Future Water Use

 

Use Current consumption Projected increase in consumption by 2035
Irrigation, agricultural uses 2,257,000 annual acre feet (AF) 85,000 to 523,000 AF
Domestic (public water supply and self-supplied domestic 86,000 AF 29,000 AF
Increased evapotranspiration due to climate change - 3,500 to 113,000 AF

 

Source: DNRC State Water Plan

More information: dnrc.mt.gov/divisions/water/management/state-water-plan

 


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8/10/2017 11:47:32 AM