Rafting on Snake River Lake Marie, Snowy Mountains Wyoming Wind River Range picture

STATEWIDE FRAMEWORK PLAN: Updated Data Tables
2007: Data Table

Municipal and Domestic Use from Most Recent Update
River Basin Demand Factor1 Surface Water Groundwater
Municipal Domestic Municipal Domestic
gpcpd gpd
Bear River (2011)2 215  2,149,600   1,092,650 
Green River (2010)3     19,513,128   0   789,131   1,810,358 
Northeast Wyoming (2003)  204  0   0   6,957,000   2,540,000 
Platte River (2006)4  197  5,981,000   15,891,000 
Powder/Tongue River (2002)  270  6,446,000   0   91,000  2,135,000 
Snake/Salt River (2014)1,2  230  0   0   6,954,528   959,409 
Wind/Bighorn River (2010)5  213  6,887,510   0   5,098,024   7,032,000 
  1. Demand factors are based on average use in the basin, which are reported as gallons per capita per day (gpcpd). Use is calculated in gallons per day (gpd).
  2. Combined the data for municipal and domestic uses. Number is from percentage of total water use.
  3. Municipal surface water does include diversions for the City of Cheyenne. Domestic use based on 150 gallons per day per capita.
  4. Includes 13 mgd for City of Cheyenne, which may be duplicated in Green River Basin. Also the only basin plan to report conjunctive uses.
  5. All domestic water use was assumed to be groundwater.