Utility Statistics

Water System


Item
Value
Annual average daily flow 32 million gallons per day (MGD) (1 MGD is equal to 700 gallons per minute)
Average use per person 248 gallons per day
Capacity of the water treatment facility 70 MGD
Miles of water main in the distribution system 706
Number of customers 37,000 connections serving 130,000 people
Number of water storage tanks 5 Ground Storage Tanks with a capacity of 24 MG
Number of wells in the water supply network 52

Wastewater System


Item
Value
Annual average daily flow 14.0 MGD
Capacity of the wastewater treatment facility 17.5 MGD
Miles of pipes in the collection system 591
Number of wastewater pump stations 241
Operating costs for wastewater treatment
(Includes collection, pumping and treatment)
$5 million/year

Reclaimed Water System


Item
Value
Annual average daily flow 10 MGD
Capacity of reclaimed water treatment facility 17.5 MGD
Miles of pipes in the reclaimed water system 43 miles
Number of accounts ~1,150

Water Quality Statistics


Item
Value
Color (true color units) 4.0 - 5.0 c.u.
Fluoride (naturally occurring only) 0.1 - 0.2 mg/l
pH (pH units) 8.0 - 8.5 pHu
Total Chlorine Residual (chloramine) 2.0 - 3.5 mg/l or ppm
Total Hardness (as CaCO3) 65 - 80 mg/l or ppm
3.8 - 4.7 grains/gallon
ppm = parts per million
mg/l = milligrams per liter