water withdrawals http://michiganradio.org en A breakdown of Great Lakes water usage by state and province http://michiganradio.org/post/breakdown-great-lakes-water-usage-state-and-province <p>The Great Lakes Commission reported that over 44 billion gallons of water are drawn from the Great Lakes every day to use for irrigation, public water supply and other purposes.</p><p>The most recent <a href="http://www.glc.org/waterusedata/pdf/wateruserpt2011.pdf">Great Lakes Regional Water Use Report</a> looked at data from 2011.</p><p><a href="http://www.glc.org/announce/13/05wateruse.html" target="_blank">In the GLC's press release,</a> Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker emphasized the importance of responsible water management. Walker is the chair of Great Lakes-St. Lawrence River Water Resources Regional Body and Compact Council.&nbsp;</p><p> Tue, 25 Jun 2013 15:07:43 +0000 Michigan Radio Newsroom 13221 at http://michiganradio.org A breakdown of Great Lakes water usage by state and province