Utility Statistics

Water System

ItemValue
Annual average daily flow32 million gallons per day (MGD) (1 MGD is equal to 700 gallons per minute)
Average use per person248 gallons per day
Capacity of the water treatment facility70 MGD
Miles of water main in distribution system706
Number of customers37,000 connections serving 130,000 people
Number of water storage tanks5 ground storage tanks with a capacity of 24 MG
Number of wells in water supply network52


Wastewater System

Item
Value
Annual average daily flow14.0 MGD
Capacity of the wastewater treatment facility17.5 MGD
Miles of pipes in the collection system591
Number of wastewater pump stations241
Operating costs for wastewater treatment
(Includes collection, pumping and treatment)
$5 million per year


Reclaimed Water System

Item 
Value
Annual average daily flow11.3 MGD
Capacity of reclaimed water treatment facility17.5 MGD
Miles of pipes in the reclaimed water system43 miles
Number of accounts~1,150


Water Quality Statistics

Item
Value
Color (true color units)4.0 - 5.0 c.u.
Fluoride (naturally occuring 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