There are approximately 69,000 water meters in Amarillo, Texas at homes and businesses.
The City’s water is supplied from two sources: A system of wells drawing water from the Ogallala Aquifer and Lake Meredith when water is available. Lake Meredith is dependent on rainfall and snowmelt to replace the water used by the City. The average annual rainfall in the Amarillo area is about 20 inches. Amarillo is considered a semi-desert area.