The water distribution system serves approximately 4,200 customers in the City of Virginia. The water source is an abandoned mine pit with an ample supply of high quality water. The current raw water pumping facility was built in 1990 and houses two 2,000 gallons per minute (gpm) submersible pumps. Conventional water treatment assures compliance with all EPA and Minnesota Department of Health requirements for potable water.
|Storage Capacity||4,500,000 gallons|
|Pumping Capacity||5,000,000 gallons per day|
|Average Demand||2,100,000 gallons per day|
|Peak Demand||3,100,000 gallons per day|
|Tap Water Hardness||240 parts per million|