Nebraska Water Science Center

2005 WATER USE

  • Individual county data

Total Freshwater Use, Excluding Thermoelectric, by County, in Nebraska, 2005

Freshwater use, excluding thermoelectric power, in Nebraska, 2005
(Water-use values are in million gallons per day (Mgal/d)
CountyPopulationGroundwater useSurface-water useTotal
Adams 33,070 273.56 3.00 276.56
Antelope 7,004 213.65 4.09 217.74
Arthur 378 8.30 0.10 8.40
Banner 733 22.10 4.29 26.39
Blaine 484 8.92 0.58 9.50
Boone 5,772 160.20 5.25 165.45
Box Butte 11,374 187.09 5.91 193.00
Boyd 2,261 4.34 1.64 5.98
Brown 3,328 16.07 64.49 80.56
Buffalo 43,572 247.95 10.32 258.27
Burt 7,455 43.52 1.87 45.39
Butler 8,720 105.14 18.50 123.64
Cass 25,734 17.12 3.24 20.36
Cedar 9,066 81.26 2.83 84.09
Chase 3,866 170.11 0.26 170.37
Cherry 6,098 35.42 17.02 52.44
Cheyenne 9,993 75.43 2.36 77.79
Clay 6,733 156.16 4.95 161.11
Colfax 10,433 75.81 2.58 78.39
Cuming 9,688 48.36 2.88 51.24
Custer 11,410 232.39 25.94 258.33
Dakota 20,349 21.64 0.37 22.01
Dawes 8,636 16.35 11.58 27.93
Dawson 24,617 200.75 103.02 303.77
Deuel 2,004 22.18 6.53 28.71
Dixon 6,155 18.46 2.99 21.45
Dodge 36,078 107.21 4.59 111.80
Douglas 486,929 39.23 86.03 125.26
Dundy 2,133 104.74 5.61 110.35
Fillmore 6,385 146.81 16.33 163.14
Franklin 3,421 122.95 1.40 124.35
Frontier 2,795 57.83 0.74 58.57
Furnas 5,019 45.66 11.86 57.52
Gage 23,306 28.04 21.61 49.65
Garden 1,997 40.50 16.97 57.47
Garfield 1,816 13.07 7.04 20.11
Gosper 2,020 60.88 6.74 67.62
Grant 670 2.82 0.10 2.92
Greeley 2,512 90.51 6.91 97.42
Hall 55,104 235.62 2.83 238.45
Hamilton 9,568 278.74 14.67 293.41
Harlan 3,462 73.55 6.36 79.91
Hayes 1,027 52.58 0.15 52.73
Hitchcock 2,970 38.18 7.72 45.90
Holt 10,784 243.08 28.06 271.14
Hooker 744 4.03 0.27 4.30
Howard 6,708 115.43 15.76 131.19
Jefferson 7,925 48.15 11.88 60.03
Johnson 4,695 8.97 4.86 13.83
Kearney 6,774 165.48 10.67 176.15
Keith 8,330 136.70 28.96 165.66
Keya Paha 902 15.81 3.88 19.69
Kimball 3,782 48.24 2.52 50.76
Knox 8,916 43.03 10.74 53.77
Lancaster 264,814 17.11 4.21 21.32
Lincoln 35,636 249.45 21.54 270.99
Logan 740 23.40 0.55 23.95
Loup 686 11.84 3.86 15.70
McPherson 507 9.420.499.91
Madison 35,488 104.490.44104.93
Merrick 8,066 197.17 4.29 201.46
Morrill 5,165 76.92 151.08 228.00
Nance 3,666 66.06 16.28 82.34
Nemaha 6,965 4.53 1.03 5.56
Nuckolls 4,739 39.34 9.05 48.39
Otoe 15,509 3.40 1.35 4.75
Pawnee 2,878 1.89 3.30 5.19
Perkins 3,057 125.20 0.10 125.30
Phelps 9,449 176.44 28.54 204.98
Pierce 7,600 109.33 2.59 111.92
Platte 31,262 223.11 5.90 229.01
Polk 5,421 162.55 8.77 171.32
Red Willow 11,060 52.56 0.23 52.79
Richardson 8,732 2.64 0.54 3.18
Rock 1,567 37.17 2.26 39.43
Saline 14,195 57.91 13.85 71.76
Sarpy 139,371 26.64 1.66 28.30
Saunders 20,458 143.23 5.71 148.94
Scotts Bluff 36,752 44.68 219.40 264.08
Seward 16,739 122.39 13.38 135.77
Sheridan 5,668 76.53 19.98 96.51
Sherman 3,112 48.28 40.16 88.44
Sioux 1,458 20.67 29.13 49.80
Stanton 6,534 29.42 0.77 30.19
Thayer 5,436 101.70 5.57 107.27
Thomas 623 2.51 0.19 2.70
Thurston 7,365 12.01 1.41 13.42
Valley 4,402 79.94 59.08 139.02
Washington 19,772 14.53 14.28 28.81
Wayne 9,211 34.42 1.91 36.33
Adams 3,762 47.92 1.60 49.52
Antelope 820 49.98 0.59 50.57
Arthur 14,397 267.38 14.10 281.48
NEBRASKA 1,758,787 7,704.28 1,351.02 9,055.30

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