20th Annual Tompkins County Water Week and Water Taste Test!

From the folks at the City of Ithaca: try our local water at market this weekend! The Tompkins County Division of Environmental Health and the City of Ithaca Water Treatment Plant will be hosting National Drinking Water Week events on Sunday, May 4th, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Ithaca Farmer’s Market.  Throughout the  day representatives from local governments, citizen’s organizations, and non-profits will be providing the 20th annual drinking water taste test, demonstrations of specialized monitoring and inspection equipment, models of groundwater movement and surface water runoff, hands-on displays, and lots of water-related information.  Please visit the Tompkins County Health Department's website at http://www.tompkins-co.org/health/eh/water/waterwk.htm for more detailed and updated information. To complement the Farmer’s Market event, tours can be scheduled for the week of May 5th – 10th with the Bolton Point Water System (277-0660), the City of Ithaca Drinking Water Plant (273-4680), the Cornell Drinking Water Plant (255-3381), and the Cayuga Heights Sewage Treatment Plant (273-4461).  Please call to make arrangements. Contacts: Main Coordinator (General Information):  Roxy Johnston, City of Ithaca Water Treatment Facility Telephone: 273-4680, e-mail: roxannaj@