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Posted on: March 9, 2018

[ARCHIVED] National Groundwater Awareness Week


    The City of Dayton Department of Water joins National Groundwater Association to participate in an annual observance of the National Ground Water Awareness Week (#GWAW2018) to highlight the responsible development, management, and use of water.

     The City of Dayton Department of Water pumps the water from the ground where it is closely monitors before it goes to our water treatment facilities. Once the water reaches the treatment plant it is stored in basins and treated so that large particles fall out. After that, our water is tested 24 hours a day 7 days a week. The water passes through a final sand filter and is then pumped through the distribution system to Dayton’s homes, schools, and businesses.

     As Dayton provides high quality drinking water that meets and exceeds Ohio EPA regulatory requirements to over 400,000 customers, we continue to maintain a regional corporative effort by balancing economic development and drinking water protection.

     Our water supply is naturally beautiful; together, we can keep it that way for the generations to come.

Find out more at:

Link to  Ground Water Awareness Video

Link to  The Great Miami Buried Valley Aquifer

Link to  Groundwater is Cool


National Ground WaterThe City of Dayton Department of Water  offer tours of our 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  

Tour Dates:  (Space is limited to 10 people per tour, first come first service)

April 2nd,  Monday -  9:00am and 3:00pm

April 4th,  Wednesday - 11:00am and 5:00pm

April 5th,  Thursday - 10:00am and 2:00pm


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

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