Table Hy05: Water use in the East Osage River Basin

Table Hy05: Water use in the East Osage River Basin.
Category 10290109 Lake of the Ozarks 10290111 Lower Osage Total
POPULATION SERVED
Number of People Served by Public Supplied Surface Water 2,210 (4 %) 5,730 (19 %) 7,940 (9 %)
Number of People Served by Public Supplied Groundwater 25,350 (45%) 7,630 (25%) 32,980 (39%)
Total Number of People Served by Public Water Supply 27,560 13,360 40,920
Total Number of People Served by Private Wells 28,500 (51%) 16,170 (56 %) 44,670 (52 %)
Total Number of People Served in Area 56,060 (65% of total) 29,530 (35 % of total) 85,590 (100 %)
GROUNDWATER WITHDRAWALS (Million Gallon/Day (mgd))
Groundwater Withdrawals for Commercial Use 0.54 0.18 0.72
Groundwater Withdrawals for Livestock Use 0.28 0.27 0.55
Groundwater Withdrawals for Public Water Supply 1.72 2.04 3.76
Groundwater Withdrawals for Irrigation 0.04 0 0.04
Private Well Withdrawals 1.71 0.96 2.87
SURFACE WATER WITHDRAWALS (mgd)
Private Surface-water Withdrawals 0 0 0
Surface Water Withdrawals for Public Water Supply 0.15 1.53 1.68
Surface Water Withdrawals for Livestock Use 0.04 0.85 0.89
Surface Water Withdrawals for Commercial Use 0 0 0
Surface Water Withdrawals for Irrigation 0.07 0.05 0.12
TOTAL WITHDRAWALS (mgd)
Total Groundwater Withdrawals 4.4 3.61 8.01
Total Surface Water Withdrawals 0.83 2.48 3.31
Total Withdrawals for Public Water Supply 1.87 3.57 4.44
Total Withdrawals for Livestock Use 0.91 1.12 2.03
Total Withdrawals 5.23 (46 % of total) 6.09 (54 % of total) 11.32 (100%)

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