Drought Vulnerability of Illinois' Community Surface Water Systems, Illinois State Water Survey

Illinois Drought

Evansville

System Information

System Description

Water is withdrawn from an intake along the Kaskaskia River downstream of Carlyle Lake at up to 400 gpm.

Satellite Communities and Water Districts

None
Locator map for Evansville

Population Served:

750

County:

Randolph

Watersheds:

Kaskaskia
Water Source
Name Type Stream DA (sq mi) SA (ac) Capacity Year Est. Est. 2010 Cap. (ac-ft)
Kaskaskia River RW Kaskaskia R 5718

1989 Study:

50-year drought yield sufficient at present level of water use.

USGS Gages:

Kaskaskia River near Venedy Station (05594100)

Developments since 1989:

None
Chart of Annual Raw Water Production (mgd)
Note: *Loss of satellite community at Ellis Grove (circa 1991) reduced overall production.

Notes and Terminology

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