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​​​​​​​​​​​​​Prior to 2022, three separate water departments — with three different specialties — worked independently to provide quality water services and ensure the public health ​of the Greater Ann Arbor community. Today, these three units are working together as one — Ann Arbor Water​​ — committed to excellence, scientifically based data and innovative solutions.


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On March 14, 2023, ​Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released proposed drinking water regulations for PFAS. The proposed rule would hold utilities to an even higher standard of water quality than Michigan's existing PFAS regulations, as it contains lower Maximum Contaminant Levels


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​​If you suspect, see or experience a sanitary sewer back-up, possible sewage leak (if you smell sewage for example), water main break, rusty water, plugged storm drain, basement flooding​ or unusually low or no water pressure, please contact us by phone.

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​Creating Safe Drinking Water​

Water from local groundwater wells and the Huron River are blended and put through a rigorous treatment process to provide safe drinking water.​


Stormwater Management

Our stormwater management embraces the newest thinking and takes advantage of a state-of-the-art storm drain system designed to protect the Huron River.

Water Resource Recovery

The Science of Wastewater Treatment

Wastewater treatment is the process of creating clean water, nutrients, renewable energy and other valuable bio-based materials from wastewater.

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Huron River: Protecting our Water Supply​

As stewards of the environment for future generations, our mission is to protect and preserve the Huron River — and the health of the Ann Arbor community — by providing a high-quality water system.​

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