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 is proud to supply its residents with clean, high quality water. The Bureau of Water annually produces a Water Quality Report that provides residents with information on the quailty of drinking water, news on the water system, details on the source of drinking water and its treatment and test results.
Residents with a water quality problem relating to taste and odor, cloudiness, or health concerns may request that the City of Rochester perform additional testing to determine the cause of the problem.
Water Quality Annual Reports from previous years
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
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