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City of Akron Water Supply Bureau hosts 2013 AWWA District Seminar


City of Akron Press Release
Published: 10-18-2013


          October 18, 2013 (Akron, Ohio) - Yesterday, the City of Akron’s Drinking Water Supply Bureau hosted a 2013 American Water Works Association District Seminar at the Akron Drinking Water Treatment Facility.  The event was attended by more than 200 water professionals throughout the State of Ohio including officials from the Environmental Protection Agency, municipal water supply operators, scientists, biologists, engineers and technicians. 

          The attendees were provided with guided tours of the highly secured Akron facility and its 2 billion gallon Lake Rockwell drinking water reservoir.    In addition, six hours of technical sessions were provided by presenters from throughout the United States discussing the latest advancements in drinking water treatment technologies and drinking water system management.

          “We are very proud of our technologically advanced drinking water system and pleased to host such a well-attended event,” said Mayor Don Plusquellic.  “Akron is the ideal venue for water professionals throughout the country to exchange ideas to improve this most valuable asset.”  

          Akron serves nearly 280,000 drinking water customers throughout the City of Akron and many neighboring communities. If you have any additional questions, please visit the Akron Water website at call (330) 678-0077.

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