Water Treatment Plant

About Treatment Plant

  • The City takes its water from the Missouri River.
  • The water treatment plant has a staff of 16.
  • The current treatment capacity of the water treatment plant is 28.6 million gallons per day (MGD).
  • Average daily water production for 2017 was 10.82 MGD.  Average daily water production for 2016 was 10 MGD.
  • Maximum daily water production in 2017 was 27.2 MGD.  Maximum daily water production in 2016 was 22.4 MGD.
  • The City also supplies water to the South Central Regional Water District and the City of Lincoln which use an average of approximately 0.3 MGD and 0.2 MGD, respectively. 
Horizontal Collector Well Handout

About the System

The water distribution system is an elaborate network of approximately 320 miles of water pipe ranging in diameter from 3 inches to 42 inches, incorporating 2900 hydrants, 5900 valves and five pump stations. Five underground reservoirs and 3 elevated tanks provide approximately 22 million gallons of water storage.