The City of Aurora water system covers nearly 2,000 acres and consists of approximately 55 miles of water main ranging in size from 2” to 16”. The water system currently serves approximately 2,000 resident connections and approximately 29 non-resident connections (outside corporate limits). The system is supplied by seven municipal water wells and a 300,000-gallon water tower for additional storage capacity. The city wells were constructed in 1956, 1965 (re-drilled in 2005), 1973, 1978, 1999, 2016 and 2018. The water tower was constructed in 1956. Listed below is the last five years water usage data from the City wells.
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Annual Water Quality Reports
This report is intended to provide you with important information about your drinking water and the efforts made by the City of Aurora water system to provide safe drinking water.
- 2020 Annual Water Quality Report (download PDF)
- 2019 Annual Water Quality Report (download PDF)
- 2018 Annual Water Quality Report (download PDF)
- 2017 Annual Water Quality Report (download PDF)
- 2016 Annual Water Quality Report (download PDF)
- 2015 Annual Water Quality Report (download PDF)
Cross Connection Control and Backflow Prevention Program
Nebraska’s Safe Drinking Water Act requires public water systems to implement an on-going cross connection control program. An important part of this program is public education. It is believed that a well informed public will be more aware of the possibility of cross connections within their property and will take reasonable and sensible precautions to avoid creating cross connections on their property.
Darrell has been a reliable employee of the City going on 15 years. His experience and understanding of the infrastructure and the necessity to protect the public, property, and environment including the safety of his co-workers is essential to the success of the projects and/or maintenance the City has and will be undertaking in the future. He is in constant communication with the utilities superintendent while planning and performing the day to day operations of the department. In his role as the supervisor of the Water/ Sewer/ Street departments Darrell is responsible for all aspects of the city’s infrastructure.