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Where to get clean water in Wood County

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Sunday Update:

The City of Perrysburg remains under a do not drink advisory.  Unless the City of Perrysburg receives information from the City of Toledo contrary to this position, we will be opening the Perrysburg water filling station at Perrysburg High School Baseball Fields on Fort Meigs Road in Perrysburg, Ohio.  Please remember to bring your own containers to the filling station.

We will provide updates to the residents as this information becomes available from the City of Toledo.  Please stay tuned to local media outlets this evening in the event that new information becomes available.  

The City of Rossford is distributing gallon sized water bottles to Wood County residents today from 2:00 pm to 6:00 pm at the Rossford High School's Bulldog Center located at 719 Superior St. (SR 65). The tap water is still contaminated and should not be consumed. An update from the Wood County EMA did not include any information as to when tap water will be safe for consumption. They are in const...ant contact with State and local officials and are monitoring the situation. Water is available, for free, to Rossford residents who are shut-ins or elderly and this water will be delivered by Rossford Firefighters to your home by calling 419-666-0210, Extension 230. Leave your name address and telephone number if you get voicemail. Please inform your handicapped or elderly neighbors of this service and check on them regularly. Thank you.

Saturday Update:

Local officials and the Northwestern Water & Sewer District are working with several sources to get some potable (drinkable) water into the area to distribute to those who have an emergency need for potable water and cannot secure a source from local retailers. Some options available at this time include: 

Northwestern Water & Sewer District Headquarters 
12560 Middleton Pike (State Route 582) 
Bowling Green, Ohio 43402 

A watershed is available in the parking lot for you to fill your own containers. This site is 
supplied by the City of Bowling Green public water system. 

Northwestern Water & Sewer District 
Stoney Ridge Watershed 
5501 Fremont Pike 
Stoney Ridge, Ohio 

This site is supplied by a water well so the water is safe but does not produce a lot of water. 

Northwestern Water & Sewer District 
Bowling Green Watershed 
990 Haskins Road 
Bowling Green, Ohio 

This watershed site is supplied by the City of Bowling Green public water system. 

 

Northwood Fire Station #2 
6000 Wales Road 
Northwood, Ohio 

Residents can fill their own containers. This site is supplied by the City of Oregon public water 
system. 

Lake Township Fire Station #2 
Ayers Road 
Millbury, Ohio 
Residents can fill their own containers. This site is supplied by the City of Oregon public water 
system. 

City of Rossford Distribution Point 
Rossford High School 
701 Superior Street 
Rossford, Ohio 

There is a limited amount of bottled water available for distribution as supplies become 
available. You must be a Wood County resident and you will be given one case of water as 
supplies last. 

City of Perrysburg Distribution Point (starting on Sunday if needed) 
City of Perrysburg Public Works Building 
11980 Roachton Road 
Perrysburg, Ohio 

There will be a limited amount of bottled water available for distribution if needed and as 
supplies become available on Sunday, August 3, 2014. You must be a Wood County resident 
and you will be given one case of water as supplies last 

Additional bottled water distribution points may be established in the impacted areas of Northern 

Wood County on Sunday, August 3, 2014 should there be the need and as supplies are available. 

Please visit the Northwestern Water & Sewer District website at www.nwwsd.org for updated 
information. 

Authorized release by: 
Brad Gilbert, Wood County EMA Director 

 

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