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As of Friday, May 12, the status of the Hillsborough West Fork Eno Reservoir is the following:

  • Depth — 43.0 feet
  • Percentage full — 100.0 percent
  • Days of water supply remaining — 386
  • Average water use for week ending:
    • May 5 — 1.412 million gallons per day
    • April 28 — 1.332 mgd
    • April 21 — 1.415 mgd
    • April 14 — 1.307 mgd
    • April 7 — 1.254 mgd
    • March 31 — 1.359 mgd
    • March 24 — 1.432 mgd
    • March 17 — 1.353 mgd
    • March 10 — 1.356 mgd

The West Fork Eno Reservoir is full. The minimum release for May is 3.0 cubic feet per second (1,346 gallons per minute, 1.939 mgd), which is currently being exceeded by the overflow. At the town's current water use level, it has approximately 386 days of water supply remaining. The average water use during the last four weeks was 1.367 mgd (a 1.3 percent increase over the previous four-week period). Compared to the same four-week period in 2016, the town is using 1.7 percent less water.

Hillsborough water customers are not currently subject to any water use restrictions. The town is not currently subject to any water withdrawal restrictions.

Lake Orange is currently full.

 
Contact information
 
101 E. Orange St., Hillsborough, NC 27278
919-732-1270
 
Key personnel
Keel, Kenneth
Town Engineer/Utilities Director
919-296-9631
Keel, Kenneth
Town Engineer/Utilities Director
919-296-9631
Laws, Julie
Utilities Analyst
919-296-9630
Laws, Julie
Utilities Analyst
919-296-9630