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

Illinois Drought


System Information

System Description

Water is piped from Waverly Lake to the 0.72 gpm treatment plant using three pumps with a combined capacity of 430 gpm.

Satellite Communities and Water Districts

Apple Creek Co-op
Locator map for Waverly

Population Served:





Water Source
Name Type Stream DA (sq mi) SA (ac) Capacity Year Est. Est. 2010 Cap. (ac-ft)
Waverly Lake IR Woods Cr Trib 9.24 105 707 2009 707

1989 Study:

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

USGS Gages:

No data available

Developments since 1989:

Chart of Annual Raw Water Production (mgd)
Note: *No major increases in production occurred after the dam height was raised 7 ft in 1984 (prior to the sediment survey).

Notes and Terminology

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Illinois State Water Survey

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