2017 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