Find out the quality of Springfield drinking water

The employees of the Springfield Water Treatment Plant care about the quality of the drinking water provided to the residents of Springfield.

In an effort to share information on the water with residents, Springfield Water Treatment Plant includes an annual Consumer Confidence Report (CCR) with all utility bills during May and June.

The CCR report includes information on drinking water sources, analytical results of contaminant testing and regulatory compliance/educational information. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, under the Safe Drinking Water Act, requires water systems to provide this annual report to its consumers.

Customers who don’t receive a utility bill can view the report by visiting the city of Springfield’s website.

Our Water Treatment Plant works hard to supply our residents with drinking water that meets or exceeds the safety and quality standards set by the state and federal governments. These reports can provide our residents with confidence that their water is safe.

The National Trail Parks and Recreation District summer guide is now available for download on the NTPRD website, www.ntprd.org.

The guide contains upcoming information for summer programs, events and athletics. Additionally, it includes the full schedule for the summer arts festival.

The summer guide provides great information for a variety fun, family friendly activities. I hope our residents find this tool useful and enjoy the events.

On May 24, the Community Financial Advisory Committee presented their report to the city commission.

We encourage all Springfield residents to watch the presentation on Springfield 5, our local government access channel. We will also be posting the presentation on the city’s Facebook page, City of Springfield, Ohio – Government.

For more information on these projects, please visit www.springfieldohio.gov.

Jim Bodenmiller is the Springfield city manager.

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