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Table 1. Estimated public-supply water withdrawals by water source and municipality in Puerto Rico, 2017

Metadata Updated: October 29, 2023

Public-supply water withdrawals in Puerto Rico have been compiled annually since 2014 as part of an ongoing effort between the Puerto Rico Aqueduct and Sewer Authority and the U.S Geological Survey. In 2017, the total amount of public-supply water withdrawn in Puerto Rico was estimated at 545 million gallons per day (Mgal/d) from freshwater sources. Surface-water withdrawals accounted for 488 Mgal/d (90 percent) and groundwater withdrawals accounted for 57 Mgal/d (10 percent). Population served by public-supply water systems accounted for 3.5 million people, almost 100 percent of the total population. Public-supply water withdrawals were tabulated by municipality and by public water system.

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Metadata Created Date June 1, 2023
Metadata Updated Date October 29, 2023

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