Citizens Reservoir Was Completed in Late 2020 and Filled in Early 2021
INDIANAPOLIS – Citizens Energy Group’s new Citizens Reservoir has been named 2020 Project of the Year by the American Society of Civil Engineers (Indiana Section). The award recognizes the most outstanding or unique project built in Indiana and completed during the current or past year.
Citizens Vice President of Water Operations Jeff Willman said, “We are very pleased to receive the Project of the Year Award from the American Society of Civil Engineers (Indiana Section). Citizens Reservoir is a transformational project for Central Indiana and will be vital to ensuring adequate water supply for Citizens’ eight-county service area for many years to come.”
Citizens Reservoir is 230 feet deep, has a surface area of 90 acres, and holds approximately 3 billion gallons of water. It is located adjacent to Geist Reservoir along Olio Road. Construction on Citizens Reservoir was completed in late 2020, and it was filled with water from Geist Reservoir in early 2021. During dry periods, up to 30 million gallons per day of stored water can be pumped from Citizens Reservoir into Geist Reservoir and allowed to flow downstream to Citizens’ Fall Creek Water Treatment Plant and White River Water Treatment Plant for processing and distribution throughout Central Indiana.
To learn more about Citizens Reservoir and how it will benefit Central Indiana – and to view videos giving you a front-row seat to this historic project – click here.