Local Listen: How did Rockford lose 1.3B gallons of water? Jun 22, 2017 Staff From WNIJ, here’s Illinois Public Media’s report from The 21st on Rockford’s disappearing water. Over 20 percent of the 6.4 billion gallons of water pumped by the City of Rockford in 2016 went missing. Where’d it go? Listen and find out.