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18 East 22nd St.
Kearney, Nebraska 68847
Ph: (308) 233-3215
Water Production
Mark Bowman, Water Production Supervisor

Ph: (308) 233-3241

8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Monday - Friday
Each month four employees maintain:
  • 24 wells
  • Three elevated storage towers
  • Six booster pumps
  • 32 microbiological collected samples

Storage and Consumption
Total water storage in the system is 3,700,000 gallons. The water system can produce over 28 million gallons of water per day. Average consumption is 5.6 million gallons per day, or 3,888 gallons per minute, or a total of 2.04 billion gallons per year. This equates to 164 gallons per person per day.

Three employees read over 10,000 meters each month and are responsible for shutting off water for non-payment to an average of 40 accounts each month. These employees also assist with leak inspections.