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United States Geological Survey Water Use in the United States DLESE Reviewed Collection
This site provides access to water use reports for the country and by county and watershed at five year intervals from 1950 to 2000. There is also a region by region comparison and information about how the data was collected.
Intended for grade levels:
  • Intermediate (3-5)
  • Middle (6-8)
  • High (9-12)
  • College (13-14)
  • College (15-16)
  • Graduate / Professional
  • General public
Type of resource:
  • Visual:
    • Map
  • Portal:
    • Government
  • Dataset:
    • In-situ
Subject:
  • Environmental science
  • Geographical Sciences:
    • Human geography
  • Hydrology
Technical requirements:
No specific technical requirements, just a browser required
Cost / Copyright:
Cost information is not known
Copyright and other restrictions information is unknown. Please consult the resource directly.
DLESE Catalog ID: CURL-857
Educational standards:
  • National Science Education Standards (NSES):
    • 5-8:
      • F - Science in personal / social perspectives:
        • Populations, resources, environments
    • 9-12:
      • F - Science in personal / social perspectives:
        • Environmental quality
        • Natural resources
  • National Geography Standards:
    • The uses of geography:
      • How to apply geography to interpret the present and plan for the future
    • The world in spatial terms:
      • How to use maps and other geographic representations, tools, and technologies to acquire, process, and report information
Related resources:
This resource is part of 'Water Resources of the United States'
Resource contact / Creator / Publisher:
Publisher: United States Geological Survey