Water School

What is consumptive use?

Consumptive use is water that has been removed from its immediate environment, including water that has evaporated, has been incorporated into products or crops or consumed by humans or livestock.




The information provided on this site is intended as background on water within the Brazos River basin. There should be no expectation that this information is all encompassing, complete or in any way examines every aspect of this very complex natural resource.

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