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Bureau of Reclamation Quickfacts

Number
Unit
Description
TOPIC: Agriculture
10 Million  Acres Number of acres of farmland irrigated by Reclamation water
1:5 Farmers Ratio of western farmers served by Reclamation water
140,000 Farmers Number of farmers receive water from Reclamation
25 Percent Fruit and Nut Crop Percent of the nation's fruit and nut crop produced using Reclamation water
60 Percent Vegetables Percent of the nation's vegetables produced using Reclamation water
TOPIC: Budget
1.073 Billion  Dollars Total annual budget for Reclamation
TOPIC: Buildings
1,901 Buildings Number of buildings maintained by Reclamation
90 Family Housing Units Number of employee and family housing units maintained by Reclamation
TOPIC: Campgrounds
637 Campgrounds Number of campgrounds at Reclamation recreation areas
TOPIC: Dams/Reservoirs/Other Water Control Structures
245 Million  Acre-feet Total Water Storage Capacity (million acre-feet) of Reclamation dams/reservoirs
337 Reservoirs Reservoirs impounded by Reclamation dams
476 Dams Number of dams maintained by Reclamation
8,116 Miles Miles of irrigation canals for which Reclamation is responsible
TOPIC: Economic Impacts
46 Billion Dollars Reclamation’s management and recreation activities contribution in economic output
312,000 Jobs Reclamation’s management and recreation activities contribution in economic output
TOPIC: Employees
90 Family Housing Units Number of employee and family housing units maintained by Reclamation
5,344 Employees Number of Reclamation employees, FTEs
TOPIC: Energy and Power
15 Percent Hydropower Percent of Nation's hydropower produced by Bureau of Reclamation facilities
40 Billion  Kilowatt hours Number of kilowatt hours of energy produced by Reclamation
475 Dams Number of dams maintained by Reclamation
53 Hydroelectric Power Plants Number of Reclamation Hydroelectric Power Plants Owned and Operated
TOPIC: Land
7.1 Million  Acres Number of acres of Reclamation land and easements
6.57 Million  Acres Number of acres of Reclamation land
0.56 Million  Acres Number of acres of Reclamation easements
TOPIC: Real Property Assets
7.1 Million  Acres Number of acres of Reclamation land and easements
1,872 Buildings Number of buildingsowned by Reclamation
2,217 Structures Number of structures owned by Reclamation
637 Campgrounds Number of campgrounds at Reclamation recreation areas
509 Family Housing Units Number of employee and family housing units owned by Reclamation
53 Hydroelectric Power Plants Number of Reclamation Hydroelectric Power Plants Owned and Operated
475 Dams Number of dams maintained by Reclamation
2,015 Bridges Number of bridges owned by Reclamation
TOPIC: Recreation
90 Million  Visits Number of visits to Reclamation recreation areas
637 Campgrounds Number of campgrounds at Reclamation recreation areas
289 Areas Number of recreation areas managed with partners
TOPIC: Revenues and Receipts
1,106.3 Million  Dollars Total revenue collected by Reclamation
TOPIC: Rivers and Streams
20 Million  People Number of people who rely on the Colorado River water supply
TOPIC: States
17 States Number of Western States served by Reclamation
TOPIC: Volunteers
2,089 Volunteers Number of Volunteers to Reclamation
28,420 Hours Number of Volunteer Hours Provided to Reclamation
$619,275 Dollars Value of Volunteer contributions to Reclamation programs
TOPIC: Water
10 Trillion gallons Number of gallons of water produced by Reclamation for municipal, residential and industrial use
31 Million  People Number of people served by Reclamation Municipal, Residential and Industrial water Delivery

Last Updated: 11/5/14