Utilities

Electricity

Water

Yearly Gallons Pumped: 1,411,000,000

Water Supply & Treatment

  • Bicentennial Ground Storage Tank: 500,000
  • Chautauqua Street Water Tower: 750,000 gallons
  • City-owned Cedar Lake; 1,800 acres
  • Helen Street Water Tower: 250,000 gallons
  • Park St. Ground Storage Tank: 3,000,000 gallons
  • Treated water storage capacity: 6.5 million gallons per day
  • Water Plant Clear Wells (2): 1,000,000,000 gallons each

Water Treatment Plant

  • Average consumption; 3.789 million gallons per day
  • Design capacity of plant: 8 million gallons per day
  • Peak consumption: 5.936 million gallons per day
  • Storage capacity: 6.5 million gallons

Natural Gas

  • Distributor AmerenIllinois
  • Pipeline source Texas Eastern

Sanitation

Wastewater Treatment Plants:

  • Design capacity SE = 6.5 milliliters NW = 2.64 milliliters
  • Excess capacity SE = 22 milliliters NW = 15 milliliters
  • Maximum capacity SE = 12 milliliters NW = 6.6 milliliters
  • Southeast Wastewater Treatment Plant - (SEWWTP)
  • Northeast Wastewater Treatment Plant - (NWWWTP)

Telephone

Mobile Wireless

  • AT&T Phone
    Phone: 618-457-7720
  • Verizon
    Phone: 618-549-5490

Internet

Carbondale offers gigabit speed bandwidth to businesses and residential customers.