The City of Rochester provides potable water to its residents. Each property that has an active, metered service can consume water from the distribution system.
The City of Rochester's Water Main Flushing program is conducted annually to remove sediment from water mains throughout the city. The work involves little or no interruption of service, although a slight discoloration of the water and drop in water pressure may occur in areas where flushing is underway.
(Monday Dec.7, 2009) – Mayor Robert J. Duffy and Department of Environment Services Commissioner Paul Holahan announced today that City Water Bureau Engineer Michael Bushart has been named 2009 Engineer of the Year by the Rochester Section of the American Society of Civil Engineers, the organization’s most prestigious award.
The photo above is of the north end of Hemlock Lake, taken from the hillside directly east of this scene. It was taken sometime in the early 1900's. The small building at the foot of the lake (right side), known
The Bureau of Water delivers quality drinking water to our residents. Water is a commodity that receives little attention until something goes awry. Our Water Bureau is ever vigilant to assure that clean drinking water will always be available.
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