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

Illinois Drought

Peoria (Illinois-American)

System Information

System Description

Approximately 40% of Peoria's water supply is pumped (up to 15 mgd) from a single intake on the Illinois River while the remainder of its water comes from 13 wells.

Satellite Communities and Water Districts

Belleview, Burtonview, Dunlap, and Hanna City
Locator map for Peoria (Illinois-American)

Population Served:





Water Source
Name Type Stream DA (sq mi) SA (ac) Capacity Year Est. Est. 2010 Cap. (ac-ft)
Illinois River RW Illinois R 14005

1989 Study:

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

USGS Gages:

Illinois River at Kingston Mines (05568500)

Developments since 1989:

Chart of Annual Raw Water Production (mgd)

Notes and Terminology

Vulnerability Report

Choose another Community

Illinois State Water Survey

2204 Griffith Dr., MC-674
Champaign, IL 61820-7463
Email us with questions or comments.


© 2022 University of Illinois Board of Trustees. All rights reserved.
For permissions information, contact the Illinois State Water Survey.
Terms of use | Privacy Policy | Web Administrator.