Beaver Water District sells water at the wholesale rate of $1.34/1000 gallons of water (as of Oct. 1, 2017). Clean, treated, ready-to-drink tap water is sold to four customer cities — Fayetteville, Springdale, Rogers and Bentonville — which supply this water to more than 330,000 customers (Source: Data from each customer city as of Sept. 29, 2016). In 1973, the average daily demand for water from the District’s four wholesale customer cities — Fayetteville, Springdale, Rogers and Bentonville — was about 15 million gallons per day (mgd). Today, the average daily demand is 51 mgd and a peak day in the summer could reach to almost 90 mgd. The daily pumping capacity at Beaver Water District’s intake at Beaver Lake is 150 mgd. The daily water treatment capacity is 140 mgd.
Fayetteville buys water from BWD and owns and operates the system in Fayetteville, Farmington, Greenland, Goshen, Wheeler, parts of Johnson and some rural areas in Washington County. Fayetteville also provides wholesale service to Elkins, West Fork, and Mount Olive Rural Water Association.
Springdale Water Utilities buys water from BWD and sells to consumers in Springdale, Bethel Heights, Elm Springs, the northern part of Johnson, the southern part of Lowell, and unincorporated areas of Washington and Benton counties that are within its designated water service boundary. Bulk sales are made to the water system operated by the city of Tontitown.
Rogers buys water from BWD and resells it to Rogers and a portion of Lowell and to Benton County Rural Development Authority (RDA) No. 4 Frisco Springs.
The city of Bentonville buys water from Beaver Water District and resells it in Bentonville, Bella Vista, and Cave Springs.
Other Beaver Lake Regional Drinking Water Suppliers
Benton-Washington Regional Water Authority (Click link to learn more.)
Carroll-Boone Water District (For information, call 479-253-7269. You may also link to the city of Eureka Springs website, which contains some information and is a customer of Carroll-Boone Water District.)
Madison County Regional Water District (For more information, call 479-789-2866. You may also link to the Madison County Water Facilities Board website, which contains some information about MCRWD.)
Today, the combined population of the Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers Metropolitan Statistical Area (Northwest Arkansas) exceeds 500,000 residents. For more information, visit http://www.northwestarkansas.info/data-information-center.