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

Illinois Drought


System Information

System Description

Water is pumped from an intake along the Salt Fork of the Vermilion-Wabash River at 350 gpm and stored in two holding ponds before arriving at the treatment plant.

Satellite Communities and Water Districts

Locator map for Oakwood

Population Served:





Vermilion - Wabash
Water Source
Name Type Stream DA (sq mi) SA (ac) Capacity Year Est. Est. 2010 Cap. (ac-ft)
Salt Fk Vermilion R RW Salt Fk Vermilion R 489

1989 Study:

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

USGS Gages:

Salt Fork Vermilion R (03338000)

Developments since 1989:

Chart of Annual Raw Water Production (mgd)

Notes and Terminology

Vulnerability Report

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Champaign, IL 61820-7463
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