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August 25, 2015 Water Update

City Water Supply is at ‘GREEN’ Level

This will be the final regularly scheduled water announcement for the season.

CORDOVA, Alaska – City of Cordova’s Public Works Department has issued an update on water status for the community as we near the end of this busy fishing season.
Here is the official report for Monday, August 24th, 2015 from the Water Department:
Today’s water status is at GREEN level.

  • Orca is currently treating 871 gallons per minute.
  • Murcheson is currently treating 731 gallons per minute.
  • Meals is currently offline. It was flowing at 515 gallons per minute and was lowered to 300 gallons per minute. Meals reservoir level is 3 inches below the spillway.
  • Morpac is at 33.8 feet, Ski Hill tank is at 21.2 feet and Mews is at 19.1 ft.
  • Eyak Filter Plant was put off line on August 9, 2015 at 12 noon and remains offline as of this report.

The City of Cordova averages around 1.5 million gallons per day in the slow season but during July and August (peak processing months) the average daily use is 3.36 million gallons per day. Also some of the driest months on record.

All water users (residential, industrial, commercial, governmental, etc.) are always encouraged to conserve water as much as possible, but especially when we are in the ‘red’ warning stage.

The City of Cordova thanks you for your cooperation!

 

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