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Bloomington’s Water Supply: System Overview and Planning. by: Rick Twait, Superintendent of Water Purification City of Bloomington Mahomet Aquifer Consortium Meeting No. 56 October 22, 2007. Bloomington, Illinois Water Utility. 77,000+ Customers 75,000 City Residents

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Bloomington s water supply system overview and planning

Bloomington’s Water Supply:

System Overview and Planning

by: Rick Twait,

Superintendent of Water Purification

City of Bloomington

Mahomet Aquifer Consortium

Meeting No. 56 October 22, 2007


Bloomington s water supply system overview and planning

Bloomington, IllinoisWater Utility

  • 77,000+ Customers

    • 75,000 City Residents

    • 2,200+ Customers from Villages and Public Water Districts

  • 11,400,000 Gallons Average Daily Pumpage

  • Approximately 80% Residential Consumption

  • BNWRD Discharges ~20 mgd


Bloomington s water supply system overview and planning

Bloomington’s Two Water Supply ReservoirsLake BloomingtonEvergreen LakeConstructed in 1929Constructed in 1971Raised 5 feet in 1954Raised 5 feet in 1995635 surface acres900 surface acres8,760 acre-ft storage15,480 acre-ft storage69.5 sq.mi. drainage area41.1 sq.mi. drainage area70:1 drainage to surface area ratio 29:1 drainage to surface area ratio


Additional watershed area due to mackinaw river pumping pool

Additional Watershed Area Due to Mackinaw River Pumping Pool


Bloomington s water supply system overview and planning

Acknowledgements

Steve Stockton, Mayor, City of Bloomington

Bloomington City Council, Tom Hamilton, City Manager

Brian Brakebill, Deputy City Manager

Craig Cummings, Director of Water

Jill Mayes, Bloomington Water Treatment Plant

Dr. John O’Connor, H2O’C Engineering

Dr. Jack Wittman, Wittman Hydro Planning Associates

The Staff of the Bloomington Water Treatment Plant and Water Department

Our Water Customers


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