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Estimating Domestic Self-Supply Water Use for the Delaware River Basin, 2000 U.S. Census Blocks

Metadata Updated: July 6, 2024

According to the U.S. Geological Survey, an estimated 258 million people nationwide, or 86% of the U.S. population, relied on public water supplies for their household use in 2005 (USGS, 2013). The remaining population obtains their water from different sources, such as a domestic self-supply well. However, the spatial distribution of water supply systems has not been compiled. Mapping where these people are located can be done within a GIS (Geographic Information System). The approach used takes into account a number of different attributes gathered from the United States Census Bureau for the block group and block shapes within the Delaware River Basin.

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Public: This dataset is intended for public access and use. License: No license information was provided. If this work was prepared by an officer or employee of the United States government as part of that person's official duties it is considered a U.S. Government Work.

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Metadata Created Date June 1, 2023
Metadata Updated Date July 6, 2024

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Metadata Created Date June 1, 2023
Metadata Updated Date July 6, 2024
Publisher U.S. Geological Survey
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Data Last Modified 20201117
Category geospatial
Public Access Level public
Bureau Code 010:12
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