Water Supply Bureau

The Akron Water Supply Bureau is responsible for providing an ample supply of high-quality drinking water to approximately 300,000 customers, while striving to meet or exceed all EPA regulatory requirements.

For over 100 years Akron Water Supply has accomplished this mission through stewardship and protection of over 20,000 acres of the Akron Water Supply Watershed on the upper Cuyahoga river, treatment of over 35 million gallons a day (MGD) through the operation of the Class IV Water Treatment Plant, and maintaining over 1,225 miles of water mains for all City of Akron residents and surrounding communities.

Water Quality Consumer Confidence Report (CCR)

This report has information about the source and quality of your drinking water. A paper copy is available upon request by calling: (330) 375-2748.
2023 CCR

Previous reports are available on the Reports page.


Lead & Corrosion Control

Akron has been testing its water for lead at customers’ taps since 1992 when the new lead regulations began.  Akron water has always tested to be within the EPA limit. Learn more on our Lead Mitigation page. 


Environmental Assessment Reports

The documents linked below are Environmental Assessments (EA) of drinking water projects in Akron which the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency intends to finance through its Water Supply Revolving Loan Account (WSRLA) below-market interest rate revolving loan program.  The EA describes the project, its costs, and expected environmental benefits. Making available this EA and seeking your comments fulfills Ohio EPA’s environmental review and public notice requirements for this loan program.

City of Akron- Summit County Quayle Pumping Station Improvements Loan number: FS390095-0250 

City of Akron – Summit County Portage Lakes Water Main Extension Loan Number: FS390095-0263  

City of Akron-Summit County Fluoride and Hydrochloric Acid Feed System Replacement Loan Number: FS390095-0218