Water Supply Status

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Current Status as of June 9, 2014
  • Depth — 43 feet
  • Percentage Full — 100 percent
  • Average Hillsborough Water Usage for Week Ending:
    • Feb. 14, 2014 — 0.980 million gallons per day
    • Feb. 21 — 1.028 mgd
    • Feb. 28 — 1.005 mgd
    • March 7 — 1.068 mgd
    • March 14 — 1.221 mgd
    • March 21 — 1.138 mgd
    • March 28 — 1.206 mgd
    • April 4 — 1.029 mgd
    • April 11 — 1.037 mgd
    • April 18 — 1.009 mgd
    • April 25 — 1.076 mgd
    • May 2 — 1.133 mgd
    • May 9 — 1.043 mgd
    • May 16 — 1.178 mgd
    • May 23 — 1.167 mgd
    • May 30 — 1.175 mgd
    • June 6 — 1.255 mgd
  • Days of Water Supply Remaining — 352

The reservoir is full. The minimum release for June is 1.8 cubic feet per second (808 gallons per minute, 1.163 mgd), which is currently being exceeded by the overflow. At our current water usage level, we have approximately 352 days of water supply remaining. The average Hillsborough water usage during the last four weeks is 1.194 mgd (a 12.1 percent increase over the previous four-week period). Compared to the same four-week period in 2013, we are using 4 percent more water.
 
Hillsborough water customers are NOT currently under any water use restrictions. The town is NOT currently under any withdrawal restrictions from the Eno River.

Lake Orange is full.