Chambers, Nebraska



 State Electric Power Deregulated.....   No


Electric System Operator: Niobrara Valley EMC
  Phone - (402) 336-2803
  Website -
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Wholesale Supplier: Niobrara Valley EMC
Additional Comments:

The Village of Chambers and the rural area surrounding Chambers are served electric power from Niobrara Valley Electric Membership Corporation (EMC), a wholesale power customer of NPPD. EMC provides service at a distribution voltage of 7,200 with 2,550 miles of distribution lines and 13 substations at three voltages of 34,500 volts, 69,000 volts, and 115,000 volts. Service is provided through 95 miles of transmission lines at 34.5 kV and 69 kV. For more information regarding electrical services in the Niobrara Valley EMC service area, contact John Hoke, general manager, O'Neill, Nebraska, (402) 336-2803,,


Natural Gas:
Natural Gas Service Available..... No  
Provider..... Village of Chambers  
Major Source..... Well  
If Wells, Average Depth..... 250 feet
Rated Capacity..... 1,350.000 mgd
Average Capacity..... 60,800.000 mgd
Peak Demand..... 130,000.000 mgd
Storage Capacity..... 50,000 gallons
Treated..... No  
The water system, serving 100 percent of the village population, has a combined pumping capacity of 1,350 gallons per minute and an overhead storage capacity of 50,000 gallons. The average daily demand on the system is 60,800 gallons, and the historic peak daily demand is 130,000 gallons. The system has a maximum capacity of 770,000 gallons per day. The static pressure is 50 pounds per square inch. The chemical analysis of the water system is within the required limits.


Sanitation/Waste Water:

Name of Provider..... Village of Chambers  
Type of Service..... Municipal Sanitary Service  
Sewer Connection Fee..... No  
Chambers is served by a four-cell lagoon system designed to serve a population of 375. Two cells were built in 1967 and two were built in 1985. The average daily capacity is 63,000 gallons, the average daily flow is 73,000 gallons, and the historic peak is 167,000 gallons. Improvements to the sewerage system in the next five years include rehabilitating the lagoons at an approximate cost of $1,300,000.



Name of Local Service Provider..... K & M Telephone  
Number of Long Distance Service Providers..... 5  
K & M Telephone provides telecommunications services for the villages of Chambers and Inman with a digital central office in Chambers. DMS 10 switching is available along with DSL. Extended area service is available to Chambers, Inman, and O'Neill.