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Water use in the Southern Panhandle


In the 2014 South Platte Natural Resources District (SPNRD) Water Usage Report, the average amount of water used daily by people living in the District boundaries of Kimball, Cheyenne, and Deuel counties is 287 gallons of water a day.

Taking a shower, cooking, and doing laundry are just some of the everyday activities that attribute to our water usage. In an average year each of us uses some 105,000 gallons of water, enough to fill three backyard pools once a year. Begin to add the water used in our communities, such as restaurants, hotels, construction and hospitals, it becomes easy to se...

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