ILLINOIS WATER RESOURCES IMPACTS

ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS

WATER FOR ENERGY PURPOSES NEEDS TO BE CONSIDERED IN THE CONTEXT OF OVERALL WATER SUPPLY, WITHDRAWAL AND USE

TOPICS

HYDROLOGIC CYCLE

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MAHOMET AQUIFER

Water Resources

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CLIMATE

National Precipitation Trends (1901-1998)

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ATMOSPHERIC DEPOSITION

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WATER DEMAND
AND
USE

WATER USE

CONSUMPTIVE USE

Comparison of NE Illinois to the Rest of the State by Population

2020 Water Surplus or Shortage in NE Illinois

Northeastern Illinois Deep Bedrock Withdrawals, 1900-2000

Fresh Water Withdrawals 1995 (MGD)

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WATER USE BY
ENERGY SOURCES

1995 WATER WITHDRAWALS
FOR MINING OIL & COAL

Restructuring of Electricity Industry

EXAMPLES OF WATER USE

Increased Demand on
Southern Illinois Water Supplies

IMPACTS OF WATER WITHDRAWALS AND USE

IMPACTS OF WATER WITHDRAWALS

Drawdown: Two Examples of Base-load Plants

Water Level Decline: Champaign, IL

THERMOELECTRIC
POWER GENERATION: INDUSTRY TRENDS

WATER QUALITY

ILLINOIS WATER LAWS

What Laws Do We Have?

What About Our Neighbors?

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“A PLAN FOR SCIENTIFIC ASSESSMENT OF WATER SUPPLIES IN ILLINOIS”

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