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Posted on: July 14, 2017

Director's Spotlight: Jarrod Boyd


City of Dayton Water Department Director, Michael Powell interviews employees that have gone "above and beyond" their assigned duties in the Water Department.  In this episode we meet Jarrod Boyd, Water Systems Crew Leader, Water Utilit...

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Posted on: June 27, 2017


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In 2016, the City of Dayton received its renewed National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) permit from the Ohio EPA for the authorization to discharge treated wastewater from the City’s Water Reclamation Facili...

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Posted on: June 21, 2017

Dayton Music Festivals

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Dayton Blues Festival:   

     By far the best blues and performances this side of the Mississippi.  The rhythms flow freely as the blues tunes are belted out by fantastic artists.


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Posted on: March 8, 2017

Director's Above and Beyond Employee Spotlight: Archive

City of Dayton Water Department Director, Michael Powell interviews  employees that have gone "above and beyond" their assigned duties in the Water Department.  They share their unique interests and contributions both inside an...

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Posted on: December 9, 2016

Dayton Area's Source Water Program Recognized as Groundwater Guardian

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In recognition of efforts to protect local groundwater supplies, the Dayton Multi-Jurisdictional Source Water Protection Program has been named a 2016 Groundwater Guardian by The Groundwater Foundation, a national nonprofit organization with the mission t...

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Posted on: December 6, 2016

Local Innovation Shines at Confluence Tech Showcase

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Our Department of Water personnel convened with regional peers and colleagues at today's Confluence Tech Showcase in Covington, Kentucky. In addition to displaying our latest news and developments at an event booth, the water staff got to show of...

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Posted on: December 12, 2016

Prevent Frozen Pipes

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Each winter, Dayton homes are open to the risk of their in-home plumbing freezing with the dropping temperatures. To prevent your water pipes from freezing, or to thaw pipes which have already frozen, follow the suggestions below:

  • As temperatures fall belo...
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Posted on: November 4, 2016

Director’s Above and Beyond Employee Spotlight

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Jackie Richmond, a city of Dayton employee for 22 years, received a spotlight from the Interim Department Director, Michael Powell. Mr. Powell takes the opportunity to showcase employees in the Water Department that not only positively contribute to the C...Watch Video

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Posted on: September 15, 2016

Imagine a Day Without Water

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What would happen if you turned on the faucet, but nothing came out? What if fire hydrants, toilets and other basic tools we take for granted all of a sudden stopped working? Imagine a day without water.

As recent events across the nation and the Midwe...Read More

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Posted on: July 23, 2016

Capital Improvements, Education Paying Off

An article in the Dayton Daily News chronicles the difference the Water Department is making in residents' wastewater services and experiences.

"Compared to the prior year, overflows were down 68 percent, water intrusions fell 43 percent and stopp...Read More

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