University Water Plant

University Water Plant

Water Plant

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Water Quality

Current Water Quality Status for UI campus

2017 Confidence Report Stormwater Program

The University of Iowa is one of only a handful of universities that operates its own Water Plant.  In addition to providing a cost-effective source of water for the campus, it also serves as an important teaching facility for future engineers and water treatment specialists. The Water Plant uses 3,800 MMBtu of steam and 2,200,000 kilowatt-hours of electricity to purify and distribute 900 million gallons of water annually. The University Water Treatment Plant functions as both a water source for the University of Iowa campus, hospitals and clinics, dorms and student/staff housing and as a research facility for advanced study in Environmental Engineering.

Water Treatment

Water Treatment Process