Northwest Arkansas planners appreciate abundant water supply

Posted: December 17, 2017 at 1:10 a.m.

NWA Democrat-Gazette/CHARLIE KAIJO Beaver Water District Chief Operating Officer Larry Lloyd examines a sedimentation basin where lake water is filtered on Friday at the Beaver Water District plant in Lowell. Northwest Arkansas residents should be able to rely on an abundant water supply for years as local governments and water suppliers constantly update their plans to handle the area's growth.

Northwest Arkansas residents should be able to rely on an abundant water supply for years to come as local governments and water suppliers constantly update plans to handle the area's growth.

Fast fact

Fayetteville, Springdale, Rogers and Bentonville used about 15 million gallons of water per day in 1973 from Beaver Water District. Today, the average daily demand is 51 million gallons a day.

Source: Beaver Water District

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