City of Rochester Search Result Rss Supply&order=rank&orderdirection=descending&mindatecreated=1/1/1900 12:00:00 AM&maxdatecreated=4/24/2029 3:41:22 PM&datesearchfield=DateCreated&categories= News Release - Acting Mayor Carballada Submits Water Supply Exchange Agreement to City Council for Approval <strong>(Wednesday, April 6, 2011)</strong> – Acting Mayor R. Carlos Carballada submitted legislation to City Council today requesting authorization to enter into a 25-year water exchange agreement with the Monroe County Water Authority (MCWA), guaranteeing another generation of area residents and water customers an abundance of clean drinking water at a reasonable cost. <br /> City of Rochester 4/7/2011 Water Supply <p>Since 1876, the City of Rochester's primary water supply has been from Canadice and Hemlock Lakes, pristine Finger Lakes located approximately 28 miles south of the city. Water is pumped from Hemlock Lake and flows by gravity from Canadice Lake</p> City of Rochester 4/15/2009 News Release - Rochester Placed Among Top U.S. Cities For Best-Tasting Drinking Water <strong>(Monday, June 20, 2011)</strong> – Members of the City Water Bureau will dispense free drinking water at Downtown’s Four Corners area Tuesday to celebrate the news that Rochester’s water supply placed among the top five in the Best Tasting City Water in America contest by the U.S. Conference of Mayors. <br /> City of Rochester 6/22/2011 News Release - City Water Quality Report Available for Review <strong>(Tuesday, May 8, 2012) </strong>– Find out the source of the City’s drinking water, how it’s tested and where it’s stored before it makes its way into city homes. All of this information and more is available in the 2011 Water Quality Report developed annually by the Bureau of Water. <br /> City of Rochester 5/10/2012 News Release - City Wins Water Tasting Championship at New York State Fair <strong>(Friday, Aug. 30, 2013) —</strong>Mayor Thomas S. Richards announced today that the City of Rochester’s tap water has won New York State’s Water Tasting Championship at the New York State Fair. Water was submitted from more than 150 towns and villages from across the state and the winner was chosen from among 10 finalists by fairgoers, who sampled and voted for the water they thought had the best taste. City of Rochester 8/30/2013 Mayor Thomas S. Richards Announces Water Quality Report Available for Review (Tuesday, May 28, 2013) – Mayor Thomas S. Richards has announced that residents may access the City of Rochester’s 2012 Water Quality Report online at <a title=&quot;Link to water quality page&quot; href=&quot;/waterquality/&quot;></a> or by picking up a brochure at City branch libraries or Neighborhood Service Centers. City of Rochester 5/29/2013 City of Rochester News Release - Rochester’s Water Named the Best in the State <strong>(Wednesday, May 2, 2012)</strong> – Rochester’s drinking water has been named “New York’s Best Tasting Water” in a statewide competition held by the New York Section of the American Water Works Association (NYSAWWA). <br /><br /> City of Rochester 2/26/2013 Water Main Flushing Program <p>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. </p> City of Rochester 3/9/2009 News Release - City, State Preserve Pristine Reservoirs <p><strong>(Thursday, July 1, 2010) </strong>– Rochester Mayor Robert J. Duffy and State Environmental Commissioner Pete Grannis announced today that New York State has completed the purchase of Hemlock and Canadice lakes from the City of Rochester for $13.7 million. The transaction, which has been in the works for over two years, will preserve and protect the last two undeveloped Finger Lakes – which have supplied water to Rochester for more than 130 years. </p> City of Rochester 11/9/2010