Where your water comes from

Northern Ohio Rural Water purchases drinking water for its Main District from three different surface water sources, two from Lake Erie and one from the New London reservoir. 

Northern Ohio Rural Water purchases drinking water for its Northwest District from the Erie County Department of Environmental Services Water Division. Erie County’s water is supplied from the City of Sandusky Big Island Water Treatment Plant, which treats surface water drawn from Lake Erie.

Northern Ohio Rural Water purchases drinking water for its South District from the Erie County Department of Environmental Services Water Division. Erie County’s water is supplied from the City of Sandusky Big Island Water Treatment Plant, which treats surface water drawn from Lake Erie.  Northern Ohio Rural Water also purchases drinking water for portions of the south district from the City of Willard through an up ground reservoir.

Northern Ohio Rural Water purchases drinking water for its Southeast District from Rural Lorain County Water Authority. RLCWA is supplied by surface water from the Village of New London.

Did You Know?

How is water used in your home? On average, 17% goes towards showering, 27% is used by the toilet, your faucet drains 15%, your clothes washer another 22%, miscellaneous needs take up 5%, and those...

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