Water Supply Status

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Get regular updates on the West Fork Eno Reservoir's supply status by checking the Town News box on the subscriptions page. Additional information is available on these pages:

Engineering/Utilities

Water/Sewer Billing and Collections

Status as of Feb. 3, 2015
  • Depth — 43 feet
  • Percentage Full — 100 percent
  • Average Hillsborough Water Usage for Week Ending:
    • Jan. 2 — 1.043 million gallons per day
    • Jan. 9 — 1.041 mgd
    • Jan. 16 — 1.062 mgd
    • Jan. 23 — 1.062 mgd
  • Days of Water Supply Remaining — 381

The reservoir has been full since Dec. 1. The minimum release for February is 3.5 cubic feet per second (1,570 gallons per minute, 1.884 mgd), which is being exceeded by the overflow. The average Hillsborough water usage during the last four weeks is 1.052 mgd, a 3 percent decrease from the previous four-week period. Compared to the same four-week period in 2014, we are using 1 percent more water.

Hillsborough water customers are not under any water use restrictions, and the town is not subject to any water withdrawal restrictions from the Eno River. Lake Orange is full.