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STATEWIDE FRAMEWORK PLAN: Updated Data Tables
2007: Data Table

Total Industrial Water Demand Projections from Most Recent Update
River Basin 30-Year Projections
High Scenario Mid Scenario Low Scenario
Surface Water (ac-ft)
 Bear (2011)   126  74  0
 Green (2010)  202,400  123,700  83,300
 Northeast (2003)  17,300  9,100  3,700
 Platte (2006)   115,800  92,500  75,300
 Powder/Tongue (2002)   35,000  17,000  0
 Snake/Salt (2014)  40  24  0
 Wind/Bighorn (2010)   244,600  218,500  166,100
Total (2007)  449,950  331,048  249,024
  1. In Northeast Wyoming, industrial water use is assumed to use dry cooling technology. If wet cooling is used then demands would increase to 77,200 for the High Scenario; 20,800 for the Low Scenario; and 43,300 for the Mid Scenario.
  2. 50-Year Projections
  3. 20-Year Projections