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Read the 2016 Drinking Water Qu​ality Report (PDF) to learn how Ann Arbor drinking water continues to meet or exceed state and federal standards.

Please join us for the Open House, May 6

Come see how the water flows to your tap, on Saturday May 6, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 919 Sunset Rd, the City of Ann Arbor's Water Treatment Plant.  There will be activities, tours, refreshments and more.  All you need to bring is your curiosity!  Please contact us if you have any questions, of if you cannot make it, schedule a group tour.

Manchester Wins "Tank of the Year" 2016

The Manchester elevated tank, which was commissioned this October won TNEMEC's overall award for tank of the year.  The elevated tank's artwork depicting native birds and fish was selected from designs that were entered in the city-sponsored "Art in the Sky" contest. 

The winner was chosen from 12 runners-up, including Ann Arbor and water tanks located in Champaign, Ill.; Garnavillo, Iowa; Gulf Shores, Ala.; La Porte, Texas; Laurens, S.C.; Lumberton, N.C.; Olathe, Kan.; Ontario, Calif.; York, Neb.; and Houston County, Ga., which received the most votes during the online voting process.

City of Ann Arbor wins 2016 Best Tasting Water Award!

Awarded annually, the City of Ann Arbor won the the best tasting water in Michigan trophy last week at the American Water Works Association's annual conference in Benton Harbor, MI.  We beat out some tough competitors, like our neighbors, Chelsea, who were the two time champs.  Drink up, folks!   

Fire hydrant flushing

Hyrdrant flushing is part of the City's annual maintenance and done to remove minerals and sediment that accumulate in the water lines over the course of a year. This preventative maintenance also allows us to check and record water pressure to ensure the water system is functioning properly.

Please take advantage of our graphical map to see which areas of the city are currently having their hydrants flushed. 

919 Sunset Road
Ann Arbor, MI 48103
Phone: (734) 794-6426

Open 24 hours a day/ 7 days a week for water emergencies.

Click here if you are interested in a group tour