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Columbus › Public Utilities › Common Water Quality Concerns V1
Keep It Clean
Simple steps you can take at home to
prevent water pollution
Take a Tour
Signage installed at Griggs, O'Shaughnessy & Hoover Reservoirs invites park visitors to take a self-guided tour along the shoreline & learn about the green infrastructure installed there.
Rain gardens, porous pavement & more can improve the quality of storm water entering the reservoirs that supply our drinking water.
Non-point Source Pollution
Protect our Waterways
Illustration Courtesy of NCDENR
The most common water quality concerns are addressed below; however, if you have additional questions, please contact our Water Quality Assurance Lab (WQAL) at 614-645-7691 (8am - 4pm, Monday - Friday).