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As of Tuesday, Jan. 10, 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 — 359
  • Average water use for week ending:
    • Jan. 6 — 1.509 million gallons per day
    • Dec. 30 — 1.464 mgd
    • Dec. 23 — 1.608 mgd
    • Dec. 16 — 1.503 mgd
    • Dec. 9 — 1.218 mgd
    • Dec. 2 — 1.225 mgd

The West Fork Eno Reservoir is full. The minimum release for January is 3.5 cubic feet per second (1,571 gallons per minute, 2.262 mgd), which is currently being exceeded by the overflow. At the town's current water use level, it has approximately 359 days of water supply remaining. The average water use during the last four weeks was 1.521 mgd (a 19.9 percent increase from the previous four-week period). Compared to the same four-week period in 2015-16, the town is using 24.9 percent more 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 (voice)
919-644-2390 (fax)
 
Key personnel
Keel, Kenneth
Town Engineer/Utilities Director
919-732-1270, ext. 75
Keel, Kenneth
Town Engineer/Utilities Director
919-732-1270, ext. 75
Laws, Julie
Utilities Analyst
919-732-1270, ext. 72
Laws, Julie
Utilities Analyst
919-732-1270, ext. 72