Water Watch | Orange Water and Sewer Authority

Water Watch for 11/19/2019

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 78.30 % full.

There are 401 days of water supply remaining based on recent demand and no further rainfall.

Rainfall in Carrboro (inches)
Yesterday: 0.26
Month: 2.11
Past 12 Months: 49.04
Annual Avg: 47.29
Risk of Drought Shortage
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: 6.354
Past 30 Days: 6.97
Projected this Month: 6.62
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: 0.16
Past 30 Days: 0.36
Projected this Month: 0.41