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Planning practice Water allocation

michaelskis

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Unless you live next to the Great Lakes, water is a limited resource. I am trying to run growth projections on future land use in a fast growing area and running into some difficulties regarding nonresidential uses.

I can run residential uses based on population projections, but I was wondering if anyone had any formulas regarding nonresidential projections to predict future water consumption projections? Also what factors went into that formula? We have one large water consumer and the City Council is wondering about others coming in as we expand our industrial base.
 
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Phillip C.

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Your state’s environmental protection division will have a table for average daily demand for various uses... it most likely will not be exhaustive. It will be a part of the minimum design standards. Some uses have low average daily domestic demand but have high fire protection demand like warehousing.
 
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