Where does my drinking water come from?
Your drinking water comes from three sources: the Bear Creek Reservoir, the North Oconee River, and the Middle Oconee River. By storing water, we make sure that you always have the water you need - even during times of the day when water use in the community is at its highest. Stored water also ensures that water is available at all times for emergencies such as firefighting. We closely monitor the delivery of drinking water, know when demand is changing, and direct water to where it is needed most.

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1. Where does my drinking water come from?
2. What is Athens-Clarke County doing to control lead in our drinking water?
3. How do I know that our tap water is safe to drink?
4. Why is our drinking water fluoridated?