2016 Water Quality Report

Water - Municipality System

  • Provider:  City of Fairfield
  • Source of supply: Little Wabash River
  • Reserve source of supply: side channel reservoir
    • Capacity: 90,000,000 usable gallons
    • Capacity: 3 months supply
  • Capacity of plant: 2,400,000 gallons
  • Average consumption daily: 1,000,000 gallons
  • Peak consumption daily: 1,200,000 gallons
  • Storage capacity: 1,675,000 gallons
  • Type and size:
    • Tank 1 1,000,000 gallons
    • Tank 2 300,000 gallons
    • Tank 3 300,000 gallons
    • Tank 4 300,000 gallons
    • Tank 5 250,000 gallons

Waste Water Treatment

  • Provider:  City of Fairfield
  • Type:
    • activated sludge
    • extended aeration
    • oxidation ditches
  • Daily capacity: l,000,000 gallons treated
  • Storage facility: 26,000,000 gallons

Electrical Power

  • Provider:  City of Fairfield
  • Supplier: Illinois Municipal Electric Agency
  • Distribution system: Municipally owned
  • Maximum use: 17,200 kilowatts per hour
  • Standby local generating equipment
    • Diesel Gen. 2 2500 kilowatts per hr. each
    • Diesel Gen. 1 3000 kilowatts per hr.
  • Rural area serviced by Wayne-White Counties Electric Cooperative
  • Development rates available to new connections above 75 kilowatts
  • All rates available upon request

Gas Service

  • Provider:  City of Fairfield
  • Supplier: Illinois Public Energy Agency/Constellation/
  • Distribution system: Municipally owned
  • Demand available: 6,500 M.C.F. per day
  • Unlimited demand: negotiable
  • Maximum daily usage: 5,500 M.C.F.
  • All rates available upon request

Telecommunications:

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  • Frontier Communications
  • DSL Internet Service
  • Custom calling services available
    • Call waiting
    • Three-way calling
    • Call forwarding
    • Speed calling