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Drilling off of Ashland lakeshore not for fishing
Northlands News Center (2/26)
Engineers were drilling holes off the shore of Lake Superior in Ashland, Wis. to collect lakebed samples where a permanent breakwater could be installed.


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Consumptive Use Coefficients

To estimate consumptive use, the states and provinces apply various consumptive use coefficients as summarized in the table below.

data table

Developing more accurate consumptive use information is a regional priority. The following reports on consumptive use is available from U.S. Geological Survey Great Lakes Basin Pilot Publications page: