News Flash Home
The original item was published from 3/15/2018 8:42:56 AM to 3/16/2018 8:03:23 AM.

News Flash


Posted on: March 9, 2018

[ARCHIVED] National Groundwater Awareness Week


The City of Dayton Department of Water  will offer three tours of their water treatment plant. Participants will learn how water is treated using the latest technology and processes to provide high quality, clean drinking water.

If you are interested in touring the water treatment facility, please use the link below to register:

     Water Treatment Plant Tour Reservation

** Space is limited to 10 people per tour.



The City of Dayton Department of Water offers lab services to help customers.   More Information:   Brochure Link

children water festival

Volunteer Opportunity.   Use the following link to volunteering at  Dayton Children's Water Festival.

Here are some facts about groundwater use:

  1. Only 1 percent of the water on Earth is useable.
  2. The United States uses 349 billion gallons of freshwater every day.
  3.  Groundwater accounts for 33 percent of all the water used by U.S. municipalities.
  4. 44 percent of the U.S. population depends on groundwater for its drinking water supply.
  5. More than 13.2 million households have their own well, representing 34 million people.
  6. 53.5 billion gallons of groundwater are used for agricultural irrigation each day. In 1990 that number was 2.2 billion.
  7. Groundwater is the world’s most extracted raw material with withdrawal rates in the estimated range of 259 trillion gallons per year.    

Link to Ground Water Awareness Video

Link to Aquifer

Link to  Groundwater is Cool

Addional Info ....
Facebook Twitter Email