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Water Supply
The City of Ankeny provides water distribution services to the community. The City receives water from the Des Moines Water Works and has ample capacity for growth. 

Water Source:

Des Moines Water Works

Treatment Type:

Lime Softening

Total Water Hardness:

8-10 grains

Storage Capacity:

2,000,000 gallons plus 3,500,000 gallons of shared capacity

Average Daily Demand:

3.9 MGD

Peak Demand Capacity:

10 MGD

Cost per Gallon:

0-5,000 gallons: $3.49/1,000 gallons

5,000+ gallons:

$4.90/1,000 gallons

Waste Water Treatment
The City of Ankeny manages the sanitary sewer collection and treatment systems for the community. The City is a member of the regional Waste Reclamation Agency (WRA) which provides Ankeny with ample capacity to handle current and future waste water disposal demand.

Treatment Capacity: 12.1 MGD
Average Daily Demand: 3.9 MGD
Peak Demand: 9.6 MGD
Cost per Gallon: $6.30/1,000 gallons

View the Municipal Utilities page for more information on water, waste water and stormwater pollution prevention in the City of Ankeny.

Last updated: 1/9/2014 8:11:42 AM