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

Illinois Drought


System Information

System Description

Water is pumped from Lake Pana to the treatment plant using two pumps with a capacity of 1,000 gpm each.

Satellite Communities and Water Districts

Beyers Lake Subd., and Oak Ridge Subd.
Locator map for Pana

Population Served:





Water Source
Name Type Stream DA (sq mi) SA (ac) Capacity Year Est. Est. 2010 Cap. (ac-ft)
Lake Pana IR Beck Cr 8.5 238.2 3080 2000 2984.9

1989 Study:

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

USGS Gages:

No data available

Developments since 1989:

Raw water production dropped after 1990 due to a decline in the city's rose industry and repair of a major break in the water distribution line.
Chart of Annual Raw Water Production (mgd)

Notes and Terminology

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Illinois State Water Survey

2204 Griffith Dr., MC-674
Champaign, IL 61820-7463
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