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Withdrawals and consumptive use of water in Pennsylvania, 1984

Connie A Loper

Withdrawals and consumptive use of water in Pennsylvania, 1984

by Connie A Loper

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Published by Dept. of the Interior, U.S. Geological Survey, Books and Open-File Reports Section [distributor] in Harrisburg, Pa, Denver, Colo .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Water consumption -- Pennsylvania -- Statistics,
  • Water use -- Pennsylvania -- Statistics,
  • Water withdrawals -- Pennsylvania -- Statistics

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Connie A. Loper, Stephanie D. Lent, and Kim L. Wetzel ; prepared in cooperation with the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Resources, Bureau of Water Resources Management
    SeriesWater-resources investigations report -- 88-4095
    ContributionsLent, Stephanie D, Wetzel, Kim L, Pennsylvania. Bureau of Water Resources Management, Geological Survey (U.S.)
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvi, 50 p. :
    Number of Pages50
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13612733M

    Grassroots activism is the core of the environmental movement. Nowhere have I found that to be more evident than at Heartwood Forest Council gatherings. Last weekend, I attended the 22nd Annual Heartwood Forest Council in Northwest Pennsylvania, at which nearly of the most passionate and dedicated activists gathered in the Allegheny National Forest next to the land of the Seneca Nation of. Crop characteristics influencing irrigation management options include crop water demand and effective root zone depth (Figure 2). Plants remove water from the soil by a process known as transpiration. Consumptive use refers to the amount of water transpired by the plant plus what is File Size: KB.

    I /4 Withdrawals and Consumptive Use of Water in Pennsylvania, I The Progressive Fish-Culturist 53/2 I /2 Bureau of Land Management Utah, John Jarvie of 7 Brown’s Park by William L. Tennent L Work Injuries in . THE WATER RESOURCE ACT “Pennsylvania’s public natural resources are the common property of all the people, in-cluding generations yet to come. As trustee of these re-sources, the Commonwealth shall conserve and maintain them for the benefit of all the people.” Article I Section 7, Pennsylvania Constitution Over billion gallons of.

    consumptive uses remove water from a surface or underground source and do not directly return it. Water used for irrigation and livestock is included in the consumptive use category, so although agriculture represents only a small portion of total usage, in it accounted for a significant share (%) of consumptive uses.   Agriculture is a major user of ground and surface water in the United States, accounting for approximately 80 percent of the Nation's consumptive water use and over 90 percent in many Western States. Efficient irrigation systems and water management practices can help maintain farm profitability in an era of increasingly limited and more costly water supplies.


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Withdrawals and consumptive use of water in Pennsylvania, 1984 by Connie A Loper Download PDF EPUB FB2

Withdrawals and consumptive use of water in Pennsylvania, Total accountable water withdrawals in Pennsylvania during w Mga/d (million gallons per day); of that total, percent ( Mgal/d) was supplied from ground-water sources in percent (13, Mgal/d) was supplied from surface-water sources.

Withdrawals and consumptive use of water in Pennsylvania, (Water-resources investigations report) [Connie A Loper] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying : Connie A Loper. Total accountable water withdrawals in Pennsylvania during w Mgal/d (million gallons per day); of that total, percent ( Mgal/d) was supplied from ground-water sources and percent (13,Author: Connie A.

Loper, Stephanie D. Lent, Kim L. Wetzel. Get this from a library. Withdrawals and consumptive use of water in Pennsylvania, [Connie A Loper; Stephanie D Lent; Kim L Wetzel; Pennsylvania. Bureau of Water Resources Management.; Geological Survey (U.S.)]. Most water uses in Pennsylvania are non-consumptive, because the water is returned to the basin of origin after use.

If water use results in evaporation, incorporation into a product, or diversion out of a water basin, it is considered consumptive use. Water Use in Size: 99KB.

Get this from a library. Estimates of consumptive use and ground-water return flow and the effect of rising and sustained high river stage on the method of estimation in Cibola Valley, Arizona and California, and [Sandra J Owen-Joyce; United States.

Bureau of Reclamation.; Geological Survey (U.S.)]. Freshwater Withdrawals in the United States. The water in the Nation's rivers, lakes, reservoirs, and underground aquifers are vitally important to our everyday life.

These water bodies supply the water to serve the needs of every human and for the world's ecological systems, too.

Water Use Reports. DEP collects electronic self-monitoring water use reports from public water supply agencies, hydropower facilities and each person whose total withdrawal exceeds an average rate of 10, gallons per day in any day period.

Instructions and Data Dictionaries (PDF) Water Source Registration A report of water use source registration. Pennsylvania water plan has not been updated in twenty-five years.7 Recently there have been many concerns over water resource allocation in Pennsylvania.

It is important to understand the Common Law that has governed water use in the Commonwealth and the new legislation designed to preserve our resources and allocate them fairly.

Size: KB. Consumptive uses remove water from a ground- or surface water source and do not directly return it to the same basin for future use. Two examples of consumptive use related to deep shale gas drilling include (1) loss of about 90% of water used for developing, or hydrofracturing (see below), the well (it remains deep underground), and (2) diversion of water from one river basin into another for drilling.

Use—The term may include withdrawal use, nonwithdrawal use, consumptive use or nonconsumptive use, or a combination of any of these. Water conservation project or practice— (i) As defined in section of the act, as ‘‘water conservation practices and measures.’’.

The Online Books Page. Browsing subject area: Water withdrawals (Exclude extended shelves) You can also browse an alphabetical list from this subject or from: Water withdrawals, use, discharge, and trends in Florida, / (Tallahassee, Fla.

( North Bronough St., Ste.Tallahassee ). percent of total basin consumptive water use.3 Total Marcellus Shale gas well water demand equates to about one-half the basin-wide water use by the recreational sector (golf courses and ski resorts), and less than one nuclear power plant.4 3.

In some basins, cumulative consumptive water use (from all. SRBC ’s responsibilities for managing the water resources of the Susquehanna basin include protecting instream flows through the regulatio n of: (1) certain water withdrawals where signatories to the Susquehanna Compact (Susquehanna River Basin Commission, ) do not have the authority; and (2) consumptive use of water.

Total water use in the United States has been estimated by the USGS every five years since National estimates focus primarily on measuring total water withdrawals, which include the annual extractions of both fresh water (with separate estimates for surface water and groundwater withdrawals) and saline water.

Table 3. Withdrawal, consumptive water use, and consumptive water use as percentage of withdrawal in the United States part of the Great Lakes basin, as reported and compiled by the U.S. Geological Survey and the Study Board for and. 11 Table 4. Consumptive water-use estimates for the United States part ofAuthor: Deborah S.

Snavely. Daily Water Withdrawals, Exports and Consumptive Use in the Delaware River Basin 61 57 2 5, 10 90 Agriculture Self-supplied Domestic Industrial Mining Non-agricultural Irrigation Public Water Supply Thermoelectric Hydroelectric All Other NYC NJ (D&R Canal) Total Water Withdrawals (ground and surface) from the Delaware.

The Pennsylvania Safe Drinking Water Act, the act of May 1, (P.L.No. 43), 35 P.S. Act sets the reporting threshold for all water withdrawals in Pennsylvania at (II) ANY NEW OR INCREASED CONSUMPTIVE USE OF WATER WITHDRAWN.

water that is used in the Basin or a Great Lake watershed to manufacture or produce a product (e.g., agricultural products) that is then transferred out of the Basin or watershed.

Great Lakes Water Withdrawals: Legal and Policy Issues Introduction1 The Great Lakes Basin is the world’s largest system of fresh water, and the lakesAuthor: Pervaze A. Sheikh, Cynthia Brougher. More specifically, the water-use project in New York State has three objectives: Documentation of data sources by water-use category; Collection and estimation of water-use data every 5 years for publication in the "Estimated Use of Water in the United States" circular series.

improved water-use efficiency show the potential conservation possible with continuous effort. Table 1: Total water withdrawals and consumptive water use in Pennsylvania in (Data Source: Ludlow, R.A. and W.A. Gast. Estimated water with-drawals and use in Pennsylvania.

U.S. Geological Survey Fact SheetWashington, D.C.).SRBC does so, in part, by regulating surface and ground water withdrawals and the consumptive use of water — water removed from available supplies and not returned to a stream, river, or.

The BlWSI is calculated from consumptive blue water use (CBWU), nonrenewable groundwater abstraction (NRGW A), and surface water over-abstraction (SW OA). CBWU is the sum of agricultural (livestock and irrigation), industrial, and domestic water consumption.

NRGW A is computed from the difference between groundwater abstraction (GW A), and natural groundwater recharge Cited by: