Water Treatment Plant
The Water Treatment Plant has a permitted capacity of 20 Million Gallons per Day (20 MGD). It provides high-quality drinking water to the residents and businesses of Traverse City and portions of Garfield, Elmwood and Peninsula Townships. Daily demand ranges from under 3 MGD in the winter months to nearly 14 MGD during prolonged dry spells during the summer months.
For the Year ending December 31, 2018:
The daily average pumpage was 5.55 MGD;
The minimum day (12/25/17) was 2.23 MGD;
The maximum day (7/21/17) was 13.09 MG;
The total pumpage for the year was 2,026 MG