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Water Statistical Information

Control of Grand Island's domestic water supply originates from Burdick Station. The Grand Island Utilities Department uses an integrated system of wells and pumps all operated from Burdick Station via remote control to manage water pressure through 200 miles of water distribution lines. In all, a total of eight high pressure pumps, four low pressure pumps, seven high pressure wells, and 26 low pressure wells supply water for Grand Island. All wells and pumps are electric driven, except for one large diesel high pressure water pump for use at times when electric power for water pumping may be interrupted.

Metered Rates Per Month Fiscal year
2004/2005
Fiscal year
2005/2006
Fiscal year
2006/2007
Total Water Distributed to GIUD Customers, millions of gallons - (Domestic supply, including industrial use) 4,445.0 million
gallons
4,426.5 million
gallons
4,184.6 million
gallons
Total Water Pumped, Including Domestic and Power Generation, millions of gallons 5,160.1 million
gallons
5,194.6 million
gallons
5,018.7 million
gallons
Peak use of Domestic Water in One day 26,578,514 gallons 24,622,268 gallons 24,777,864 gallons
Average Number of Water Customers style="font-size: 9pt; font-weight: 700">14,786 style="font-size: 9pt; font-weight: 700">15,015 style="font-size: 9pt; font-weight: 700">15,148