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21st Annual Tompkins County Water Week & Water Taste Test

Monday, April 27, 2015

The Tompkins County Department of Environmental Health is celebrating National Drinking Water Week by hosting a taste test on Sunday, May 3, from 1:00 5:00 p.m. at the Streets Alive!event on Cayuga Street in Ithaca.  Throughout the day representatives from local municipalities, citizens’ organizations, and non-profits will be providing the 21stannual drinking water taste test. 

Demonstrations of specialized monitoring and inspection equipment, interactive activities, hands-on displays, and lots of water-related information will also be available.  Please visit the Tompkins County Health Department's website at for more detailed and updated information. 

To complement the Streets Alive event, tours can be scheduled for the week of May 4– 8 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.

Additionally, the Community Science Institute (CSI) will be offering four Lab Tours during Water Week as well as a 20% discount on private well water bacteriological samples dropped off during Water Week. Please contact Beck Simms at or call 607-257-6606.