Town Water Supply
Water is supplied to the Town of Tonawanda and the Village of Kenmore, consisting of more than 72,000 residents along with many businesses, which benefit from the facility. There are over 25,000 service of connections and 350 miles of pipe in a 25-square-mile area serviced by this facility and the water resources group.
The Niagara River is an abundant source of fresh high-quality and stable water suitable for drinking water once treated. This water source is considered unlimited and provides water for many communities with no source restrictions. On the average, the facility withdraws over four billion gallons of water annually for treatment, providing safe, clean and abundant water.
Annual Drinking Water Quality Reports
pdf 2015 Annual Water Quality Report (216 KB)
pdf 2014 Annual Water Quality Report (203 KB)
pdf 2012 Annual Water Quality Report (30 KB)
pdf 2011 Annual Water Quality Report (89 KB)
pdf 2009 Annual Water Quality Report (165 KB)
pdf 2008 Annual Water Quality Report (161 KB)
Upon entering the water plant, the water passes through a screening process that removes debris, small fish and heavy algae growth to prevent damage to plant operating equipment. From here, a combination of four low-pressure pumps lifts the raw water to the main treatment building.
For more information, contact the Water Treatment Plant at (716) 877-4453.