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Water Treatment Plant

Water 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 (12/25/18) was 2.23 MGD;
     The maximum day (7/21/18) was 13.09 MG;
     The total pumpage for the year was 2,026 MG

This page last updated on 5/1/2020.