Village water usage up in June and July

By on August 31, 2012

ELBURN—Village water usage during the drought in June and July was up significantly, according to Superintendent of Public Works John Nevenhoven. In June, the wells pumped 18 million gallons of water, an increase of 47 percent over last June. In July, the wells pumped 17.743 million gallons, up 16 percent over last July.

“The water table remains normal, but we pumped a lot of water,” Nevenhoven said.