Southern Nevada uses 308 gallons a day per person, according to the [Southern Nevada Water] authority. By comparison, residents of Phoenix use 235 gallons a day, and those in Albuquerque use 197 gallons.(Research project: locate a survey of typical water bills among metropolitan areas.)
For comparison, Milwaukee uses 128 gallons per day.
DRAINING LAKE MICHIGAN? The equivalent has happened in the Great Plains. And while we're on the subject of subsidies to the rich, get this: