Water Service

Quick Facts

  • Susquehanna River Basin Commission Withdrawal Limit: 9.1MGD
  • Average Daily Demand: 5.0 MGD
  • Current Peak Day Demand: 6.2 MGD
  • Current Minimum Day Demand: 3.6 MGD
  • Customers: 14,700
  • Estimated Population Served: 75,000
  • Service Area: State College Boro & Benner, College, Ferguson, Harris, Patton Twps
  • Distribution, Storage and Customer Facilities
    • 240 miles of pipe & 1,100 fire hydrants
    • 14,700 meters (advanced metering infrastructure)
    • tank mixing systems
    • 13 storage tanks (15.75 MG)

 

 Sources of Supply

  • Slab Cabin Run: 7.3 MGD (All Sources Filtered)
    • Shingletown Gap Reservoir - 2.00 MGD, Peak
    • Harter Well Field - 2.50 MGD, Peak
    • Thomas Well Field - 3.37 MGD, Peak
  • Nixon Well Field: 3.00 MGD
  • Kocher Well Field: Not to Exceed 25% of Total Demand
  • Chestnut Ridge Well Field: 1.01 MGD
  • Alexander Well Field: 4.70 MGD
  • Grays Woods Well Field: 3.88 MGD

 

Water Supply and Treatment Facilities


7 well fields (23 wells)


Woodside Water Treatment Plant (6MGD)


Shingletown Reservoir


6 pump stations

Did You Know?

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