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Water Watch for 4/23/2014

Cane Creek Resovoir OWASA's water supply is stored in the Cane Creek Reservoir, University Lake and the Quarry Reservoir. OWASA also has a future water supply allocation from Jordan Lake.

Our reservoirs are 100.00 % full.

There are 527 days of water supply remaining based on recent demand and no further rainfall.

Rainfall in Carrboro (inches)
Yesterday: 0.01
Month: 3.30
Past 12 Months: 55.99
Annual Avg: 45.36
Risk of Drought Shortage
Minimal
Water Use RestrictionsCurrently in Effect
Year-Round Restrictions
Water Treatment Plant Water from the reservoirs is treated at OWASA's Jones Ferry Road Water Treatment Plant. Drinking water is provided to the Carrboro/Chapel Hill community through about 400 miles of pipe and storage tanks.
Customer Demand (million gallons per day)
Yesterday: 7.065
Past 30 Days: 6.77
Projected this Month: 5.89
Reclaimed Water Reclaimed water is the clean water produced by advanced treatment of wastewater at OWASA's Mason Farm Wastewater Treatment Plant which is used by the University for non-drinking purposes on the main campus.
Customer Demand (million gallons per day)
Yesterday: 0.49
Past 30 Days: 0.42
Projected this Month: 0.67