public-supply deliveries

What is public-supply deliveries?

public-supply deliveries meaning amount of water delivered from a public supplier to users for domestic, commercial, industrial, thermoelectric-power, or public-use purposes.  

  • 1960-1965: combined estimate of deliveries for industrial and commercial use broken down by air conditioning and other, and combined estimate for domestic deliveries and losses
  • 1970-1975: combined estimate of deliveries for industrial and commercial use, and combined estimate for domestic use and losses
  • 1980: combined estimate of deliveries for industrial and commercial use, and combined estimate for domestic and public use including losses
  • 1985-1995: estimates of deliveries for domestic, commercial, industrial, thermoelectric power, and public use and losses
  • 2000: no estimates of deliveries
  • 2005 and later: estimates of deliveries for domestic use and a combined estimate of all other uses and system losses

See also commercial water use, domestic water use, industrial water use, public-supply water use, public water use, and thermoelectric-power use.

 

reference: USGS – Water Use Terminology