wateruse, irrigation, water laws
This report traces the demand for water in various sectors of the economy of South Dakota. Expected trends in water demand are projected. The conclusions show that from 1960 to 1985 the overall demand for water withdrawals increased at an annual rate of 3.275 percent. The public supplied water for industrial and commercial use sector and the irrigation sector of increased at the highest rates.
Franklin, Douglas; Powers, John R.; and Lundeen, Ardelle, "Water Use Trends in South Dakota" (1991). Economics Research Reports. 35.