consumptive use

consumptive use

[kən′səm·div ′yüs]
(hydrology)
The total annual land water loss in an area, due to evaporation and plant use.
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It requires updating a water supply plan for any new water recovery strategies or when a consumptive use permit application is denied to protect a minimum flow and level.
The Withdrawal or Consumptive Use will be implemented so as to
They authorize the Upper and Lower Basins to use specific quantities of water from the Colorado River System annually: "[T]he exclusive beneficial consumptive use of 7,500,000 acre feet of water per annum" (212) for both subbasins and, for the Lower Basin, "the right to increase its beneficial consumptive use of such waters by one million acre per annum.
The crop consumptive use is only 68 BCM and the remaining water is lost in the system.
Upon payment of statutory fees, the State Engineer's approval of a Monitoring, Management and Mitigation Plan, (3M Plan) prepared in cooperation with Eureka County, the company said the specific water right permits will be available for consumptive use.
If capillary flow of water from the shallow water table had contributed significantly to crop consumptive use, midday SWP would not have responded to the withholding of irrigation water during hull split.
14f), in which I explained why the book focused on the consumptive uses of wildlife: (a) it avoids anachronisms and speculation because the Bible speaks of these activities; and (b) if humanity's consumptive use of wildlife violates God's perfect will, as the Christian animal rights activists claim, then a whole host of human uses of animals are in danger of being immoral as well.
The Science Review estimated that there may be about 600 GL of groundwater across northern Australia that could support new consumptive use.
22 of 33 main Alberta rivers are suffering moderate environmental effects from increased water stress caused by current levels of water extraction for consumptive use, 5 more are suffering heavier environmental effects, and 3 are environmentally degraded;
But India enjoys the right to non- consumptive use of the western rivers.